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shortsplural noun

us   /ʃɔrts/
pants that end above the knee or reach to the knee, or men’s underwear worn below the waist: He put on a pair of shorts and a T-shirt. The doctor told him to strip to his shorts.
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"shorts" in British English

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shortsnoun [plural]

uk   /ʃɔːts/ us   /ʃɔːrts/
A2 trousers that end above the knee or reach the knee, often worn in hot weather or when playing a sport: tennis shorts She put on a pair of shorts and a T-shirt.
US men's underpants

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"shorts" in Business English

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shortsnoun [plural]

uk   /ʃɔːts/ us   FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
government bonds that are paid back in a short time, usually less than two years
shares that someone has borrowed and sold, but does not own: Currently he has no Nasdaq 100 shorts
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