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belt

noun [C]
 
 
/belt/
WAIST A2 a long, thin piece of leather, cloth, or plastic that you wear around your waist Bands, straps and strips
AREA an area of a particular type of land, or an area where a particular group of people live: the commuter belt a narrow belt of treesAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
MACHINE part of a machine that moves in a circle to carry objects or to make a machine work: The car needs a new fan belt.Bands, straps and strips
→  See also conveyor belt , green belt , safety belt , seat belt , have sth under your belt , tighten your belt
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