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1 vest /ˈvɛst/ noun
plural vests
1 vest
/ˈvɛst/
noun
plural vests
Learner's definition of VEST
[count]
US
: a sleeveless piece of clothing with buttons down the front that is worn over a shirt and under a suit jacket
called also (chiefly British) waistcoat
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: sweater vest
: a special piece of clothing that you wear on your upper body for protection or safety
British : a man's sleeveless undershirt

close to the vest

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2 vest /ˈvɛst/ verb
vests; vested; vesting
2 vest
/ˈvɛst/
verb
vests; vested; vesting
Learner's definition of VEST
[+ object] formal
: to give (someone) the legal right or power to do something or to own land or property
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