Definition of 'braces'
Example sentences containing 'braces'
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On the face of it the government is adopting a belt and braces approach to business lending. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you still get indigestion despite this belt and braces approach, or it goes on for more than 7-10 days then talk to your doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'braces'
British English: braces /ˈbreɪsɪz/ NOUN
Braces are a pair of straps that you wear over your shoulders to prevent your trousers from falling down.
- American English: suspenders
- Arabic: حمالة البَنْطَلون
- Brazilian Portuguese: suspensórios
- Chinese: 吊带
- Croatian: naramenice
- Czech: šle
- Danish: seler
- Dutch: bretels
- European Spanish: tirantes
- Finnish: henkselit
- French: bretelles
- German: Hosenträger
- Greek: τιράντες
- Italian: bretelle
- Japanese: ズボン吊り
- Korean: 멜빵
- Norwegian: bukseseler
- Polish: szelki
- European Portuguese: suspensórios
- Romanian: bretele
- Russian: подтяжки
- Spanish: aparatos dentales
- Swedish: tandställning
- Thai: สายโยงกางเกง
- Turkish: pantolon askısı
- Ukrainian: підтяжки
- Vietnamese: dây đeo quần
Definition of braces from the Collins English Dictionary
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