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braces

braces

 
pronunciation:
breI sIz
part of speech: plural noun
definition 1: (chiefly British) a pair of adjustable straps that are designed to support trousers, worn over the shoulders and attached to the trousers at the front and back of the waist; suspenders.
 
definition 2: an appliance made of wires and bands, attached to the teeth to straighten them and bring them into proper position.