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personal effectsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˌpɜː.sən.əl ɪˈfekts/ us   /ˌpɝː.sən.əl əˈfekts/ formal
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personal effectsnoun [plural]

uk   us  
things that you own that you often carry with you, such as keys, your mobile phone, or clothing: At headquarters, some workers began boxing their personal effects.
(Definition of personal effects from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “personal effects”
in Chinese (Simplified) (钥匙、衣物等)随身物品,私人物品…
in Chinese (Traditional) (鎖匙、衣物等)隨身物品,私人物品…
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