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noun breast pronunciation in British English /brest/
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singularbreast
pluralbreasts
  1. 1
    [countable] one of the two round soft parts on the front of a womans body that produce milk when she has a baby
    She had small round breasts.
    breast cancer
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  2. 2
    [countable] formal a persons chest
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    1. b.
      [countable] the front part of a birds body
      The male has a bright orange breast.
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    2. c.
      [countable/uncountable] meat from a birds breast, or from the front part of the body of some other animals
      chicken breast
      breast of lamb
  3. 3
    [countable] the top front part of a jacket or coat
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