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noun [uncountable] wear pronunciation in American English /wer/
  1. 1
    the continuous use that something has over a period of time
    Good suits stand a lot more wear.
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    1. a.
      changes or damage that affect something when it has been used a lot
      There was heavy wear on all four wheels.
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  2. 2
    clothes that are appropriate for a particular activity or group of people
    evening/sports/children’s wear: I didn’t bring any evening wear.
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