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What is "Belt" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 26-Mar-2024 (3 months, 21 days ago)
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Belt
A belt is a flexible band, made of either leather or a type of cloth, worn around the waist, normally serving the purpose of supporting the clothing material, particularly trousers. A belt has been repeatedly used in the fashion world for decorative reasons.

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