Braces - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbreɪsəz|  American pronunciation of the word braces
Brit.  |ˈbreɪsɪz|  British pronunciation of the word braces
- this word is used as a present tense form (he/she/it) of the verbto brace
- this word is used as a plural form of the nounbrace

noun

- an appliance that corrects dental irregularities (syn: brace)

Examples

The other children teased her because she was wearing braces.

He could walk with braces on his legs.

The miners used special braces to keep the walls from collapsing.

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