English version

life jacket

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
ldoce_201_alife jacketˈlife ˌjacket noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 life_jacket.jpg TTWa piece of clothing that can be filled with air and worn around your upper body to stop you from sinking in the water syn life vest American English
Examples from the Corpus
life jacketSchool was very important, a life jacket in chaos.Despite my life jacket, I was pinned under water by the down-surging river hydraulic.
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