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personal effectsnoun [plural]

uk   us   formal
things you own that you often ​carry with you, such as ​keys or ​clothing: After she had ​identified the ​body of her ​husband, the ​policeasked her to ​collect his ​personaleffects.
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personal effectsnoun [plural]

uk   us  
things that you own that you often ​carry with you, such as ​keys, your ​mobilephone, or ​clothing: At ​headquarters, some ​workers began ​boxing their ​personaleffects.
(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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