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anglais > français
     1. n. (Habillement) Gilet (vêtement informel).
     2. v. Vêtir, habiller.
     3. v. Investir, revêtir d'une autorité.
           to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death.
     4. v. Mettre en possession.
anglais > anglais
     1. n. (now rare) A loose robe or outer garment worn historically by men in Arab or Middle Eastern countries.
     2. n. (now North America) A sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, worn over a shirt, and often as part of a suit; a waistcoat.
     3. n. (British) A sleeveless garment, often with a low-cut neck, usually worn under a shirt or blouse.
     4. n. A sleeveless top, typically with identifying colours or logos, worn by an athlete or member of a sports team.
     5. n. Any sleeveless outer garment, often for a purpose such as identification, safety, or storage.
     6. n. A vestment.
     7. n. Clothing generally; array; garb.
     8. v. To clothe with, or as with, a vestment, or garment; to dress; to robe; to cover, surround, or encompass closely.
     9. v. To clothe with authority, power, etc.; to put in possession; to invest; to furnish; to endow; followed by with and the thing conferred.
           to vest a court with power to try cases of life and death
     10. v. To place or give into the possession or discretion of some person or authority; to commit to another; with in before the possessor.
           The power of life and death is vested in the king, or in the courts.
     11. v. (obsolete) To invest; to put.
           to vest money in goods, land, or houses
     12. v. (legal) To clothe with possession; also, to give a person an immediate fixed right of present or future enjoyment of.
           to vest a person with an estate
           an estate is vested in possession
     13. v. (commonly used of financial arrangements) To become vested, to become permanent.
           My pension vests at the end of the month and then I can take it with me when I quit.
français > anglais
     1. n. waistcoat, vest
     2. n. sweater


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Yeah, he's wearing it like a vest
He wears a faded denim vest and a cap. 
Same white shirt and pants, some kind of colorful or embroidered vest

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