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bra / brä/ • n. an undergarment worn by women to support the breasts. ∎  (also auto bra or car bra) a carbon-based cover that fits over the front bumper of a car, absorbing the microwaves used in police radar equipment to minimize the risk of detection for the speeding motorist. DERIVATIVES: bra·less adj.

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BRA

BRA Bee Research Association
• Brigadier Royal Artillery
• British Records Association
• British Rheumatism and Arthritis Association

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