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cardigannoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑrd·ɪ·ɡən/
a ​sweater (= ​piece of ​clothing that ​covers the ​upperpart of the ​body and the ​arms) that ​fastens at the ​front with ​buttons and is usually ​worn over other ​clothes
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cardigannoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɑː.dɪ.ɡən/  us   /ˈkɑːr.dɪ.ɡən/ (UK informal cardy, also cardie)
B2 a ​piece of ​clothing, usually made from ​wool, that ​covers the ​upperpart of the ​body and the ​arms, ​fastening at the ​front with ​buttons, and usually ​worn over other ​clothes

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