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brace

noun [C]
 
 
/breɪs/
SUPPORT something that supports or holds something in the correct position: He wore a neck brace for months after the accident.Physical supports and supportingArches, columns and beamsBecoming and making stronger
TEETH UK ( US braces) a wire object that some children wear to make their teeth straightDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
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