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English definition of “braces”

braces

noun [plural]
 
 
/ˈbreɪsɪz/
FOR TROUSERS UK (US suspenders) two straps fixed to a pair of trousers that go over your shoulders and stop the trousers from falling downFastening clothing and textiles
TEETH US (UK brace) a set of wires that some children wear to make their teeth straightDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
(Definition of braces from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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