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English definition of “sweater”

sweater

noun [C]     /ˈswet.ər/ US  /ˈswet̬.ɚ/ (UK also jumper)
A2 a piece of clothing with long sleeves that is usually made from wool, worn on the upper part of the body: Put a sweater on if you're cold. a V-necked sweater → Compare cardiganJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
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