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sweaternoun [C]

uk   /ˈswet.ər/  us   /ˈswet̬.ɚ/
A2 (UK also jumper) a ​piece of ​clothing, ​typically with ​longsleeves and made from ​wool, that is ​worn on the ​upperpart of the ​body: Put a sweater on if you're ​cold. a ​V-necked sweater
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(Definition of sweater from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sweaternoun [C]

 us   /ˈswet̬·ər/
a ​warmpiece of ​clothing with ​longsleeves, made of ​knittedwool or other ​material and ​worn on the ​upperpart of the ​body: a ​turtleneck sweater
(Definition of sweater from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sweater”
in Arabic بُلوفَر…
in Korean 스웨터…
in Portuguese suéter…
in Catalan jersei…
in Japanese セーター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 针织套衫,毛线衫…
in Turkish örgü kazak, süveter…
in Russian свитер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 針織套衫,毛線衫…
in Italian maglione…
in Polish sweter…
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