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English definition of “zip”

zip

noun [C]   /zɪp/ UK (US zipper)
B2 a thing for fastening clothes, bags, etc consisting of two rows of very small parts that connect together: Your zip's undone.Fastening clothing and textiles
(Definition of zip noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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