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verb piece pronunciation in British English /piːs/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlepiecing
past tensepieced
past participlepieced

phrasal verb

piece together

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypiece together
he/she/itpieces together
present participlepiecing together
past tensepieced together
past participlepieced together
  1. 1
    to learn the truth about something by considering all the separate bits of information you have
    Detectives are still piecing together the circumstances surrounding the incident.
  2. 2
    to make something by combining separate bits
    The rugs are constructed by piecing together different coloured strips.


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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