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Brace


1 [count] : a part that adds physical strength or support

We need to add some sort of brace to hold the shelf in place.

2 [count]

a :
a device that supports a part of the body

He could walk with braces on his legs.

She wears a back/neck brace.


b: a device that is attached to teeth to make them straight

(Brit)  He has a brace on his teeth.

— plural in U.S. English

He has braces on his teeth.

She needed braces as a child.


3 [count] : either one of the marks { or } that are used as a pair around words or items that are to be considered together — usually plural

Computer codes appear within braces.

— called also curly brace, curly bracket


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