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"trousers" in British English

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trousersnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈtraʊ.zəz/  us   /-zɚz/ mainly UK (US usually pants)
A1 a ​piece of ​clothing that ​covers the ​lowerpart of the ​body from the ​waist to the ​feet, consisting of two cylinder-shaped ​parts, one for each ​leg, that are ​joined at the ​top: I need a new pair of trousers to go with this ​jacket. Why aren't you wearing any trousers, David?
(Definition of trousers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trousersplural noun

 us   /ˈtrɑʊ·zərz/
a ​piece of ​clothingcovering the ​lowerpart of the ​body from the ​waist to the ​foot and ​includingseparatesections for each ​leg; ​pants: He had a ​rip in his trousers.
(Definition of trousers from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “trousers”
in Korean 바지…
in Arabic بِنْطال…
in Malaysian seluar panjang…
in French pantalon…
in Russian брюки…
in Chinese (Traditional) 褲子…
in Italian pantaloni…
in Turkish pantolon…
in Polish spodnie…
in Spanish pantalones…
in Vietnamese quần…
in Portuguese calças…
in Thai กางเกง…
in German die Hose…
in Catalan pantalons…
in Japanese ズボン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 裤子…
in Indonesian celana…
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