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wear and tearnoun [U]

/weər ən ˈteər/
the damage that comes from ordinary use: Most tires will last for four years with normal wear and tear.
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wear and tearnoun [U]

uk   us   INSURANCE
the damage that happens to an object in ordinary use during a period of time: The insurer will reduce any payout to take into account wear and tear of the item.general/normal wear and tear The airline will not accept liability for minor damage to the outside of luggage caused by normal wear and tear.wear and tear on sth The fuel additive reduces wear and tear on car engines.
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Translations of “wear and tear”
in Arabic تَمَزّق بِالاستِعمال…
in Korean 마모…
in Portuguese desgaste…
in Catalan desgast…
in Japanese 消耗, いたみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (一定时期内的)磨损,损耗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (一定時期內的)磨損,損耗…
in Italian usura, logorio…
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