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noun [countable] armband pronunciation in British English /ˈɑː(r)mˌbænd/
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  1. 1
    a small piece of cloth worn around one arm, to show that you have a particular job or belong to a particular organization. People sometimes wear a black armband to show respect for someone who has died.


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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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