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Main Entry: fas·ten
Pronunciation: primarystressfas-schwan
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): fas·tened; fas·ten·ing /primarystressfas-nieng, -schwan-ieng/
1 : to attach or join by or as if by pinning, tying, or nailing <fasten clothes on a line>
2 : to make fast : fix securely <fasten a door>
3 : to fix or set steadily <fastened their eyes on the distant ship>
4 : to become fixed or joined <the shoes fasten with a buckle>
- fas·ten·er /primarystressfas-nschwar, -schwan-schwar/ noun

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