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lace-upsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈleɪs.ʌps/
shoes or boots that are fastened using laces: a pair of lace-ups
Translations of “lace-ups”
in Chinese (Traditional) 繫帶鞋, 繫帶靴子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 系带鞋, 系带靴子…
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