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noun [countable]     basque pronunciation in British English
/bæsk/    basque pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a piece of women’s clothing that fits tightly from the chest to the top of the legs. It can be worn separately, often as underwear, or as the top part of a dress.
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  2. 2
    the short part of a jacket, skirt etc that fits closely below the waist


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