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noun [countable] chest pronunciation in American English /tʃest/
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  1. 1
    the upper front part of your body between your neck and your stomach

    a broad/hairy chest

    Have you had any chest pains?

    1. a.
      British informal used for referring to health problems in the area of your chest, especially in your lungs
      a bad chest:

      I’ve got a bad chest.


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