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chest

noun [C]
 
 
/tʃest/
BODY B2 the front of your body between your neck and your waist: a hairy chest chest pains The human torsoThe breast
BOX a strong, usually wooden, container with a lid, used for keeping things in: a treasure chestGeneral and miscellaneous containers
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