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noun [countable] hat pronunciation in British English /hæt/
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  1. 1
    a piece of clothing that you wear on your head

    She was wearing a brown fur hat.

  2. 2
    informal one particular aspect of someone’s duties or responsibilities

    She has to wear several different hats (=have various responsibilities) in her position.

    Of course, when I say this, I’m wearing my teaching hat.


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