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wear

noun [U]
 
 
/weər/
DAMAGE ( also wear and tear) damage that happens to something when it is used a lot: The furniture is already showing signs of wear.Using and misusing
USE how much you wear a piece of clothing: These clothes are not for everyday wear.Clothing - general words
be the worse for wear to be in a bad state or condition: He looked a little the worse for wear this morning.In bad condition
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