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A brassiere

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French brassière.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK): IPA(key): /ˈbɹæzɪɛə/ or IPA(key): /ˈbɹæsɪɛə/
  • (US): enPR: brə-zĭrʹ, IPA(key): /bɹəˈzɪɹ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

brassiere (plural brassieres)

  1. (dated) An item of underwear worn to support the breasts; now commonly shortened to bra. [from 1900s]
    Synonym: bra

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