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Icy patches are likely on some roads.
The male has a distinctive white patch on its tail.
There were damp patches on the ceiling.
We sat down in a patch of shade.
the vegetable patch
a patch of nettles/grass/scrub
The 'lawn' was just a tiny patch of grass.
She wore a sweater with patches on the elbows.
She had sewn colourful patches on her jeans.
an eye patch
Some officers claim that there are no drugs on their patch.
You can download this patch from our website.
All marriages have their sticky patches.
Small businesses are going through a bit of a bad patch just now.
The play was good in patches.
The film isn't a patch on the book.
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View the pronunciation for patch.
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
the outer narrower bone in the bottom part of your leg. The other wider bone is your tibia.
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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Definition of patch from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.