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English definition of “pushpin”

pushpin

noun [C]     /ˈpʊʃ.pɪn/ US
a small pin with a small ball-shaped piece of plastic on one end, used especially for fixing notices , pictures , etc. to a board or a wall Pins, clips, hooks and pegs
(Definition of pushpin noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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