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fasten

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fasten/ˈfæsn̩/
British/ˈfɑːsn̩/verb
fastensfastenedfastening
fasten
/ˈfæsn̩/British/ˈfɑːsn̩/
verb
fastensfastenedfastening
Learner's definition of FASTEN  
[+ object] : to attach (something) or join (two things or two parts of something) especially by using a pin, nail, etc.
   b [no object]of parts of something : to become attached or joined
[+ object] : to put something in a position or location in such a way that it will not move
   b : to close and lock (something, such as a window or door)
[+ object]
[no object]
: to grip and hold something with (your hand, teeth, etc.)
[+ object]
[no object]

fasten on

[phrasal verb]
fasten (something) on (something) or fasten on (something) 
: to direct (something, such as your eyes or attention) to (something)

fasten onto

[phrasal verb]
fasten onto (something) 
: to grip and tightly hold (something)— often used figuratively

— fastener

/ˈfæsn̩ɚ/British/ˈfɑsn̩ɚ/noun,pluralfasteners[count]
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