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NGSL Rank: 1089
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  • a set of two things used together or regarded as a unit.
    E.g. a pair of gloves
  • an article consisting of two joined or corresponding parts not used separately.
    E.g. a pair of jeans
  • either or both of two members of a legislative assembly on opposite sides who absent themselves from voting by mutual arrangement, leaving the relative position of the parties unaffected.
    E.g. one minister was flatly refused a pair by his Tory opposite number
  • put together or join to form a pair.
    E.g. she wore a cardigan paired with a matching skirt
  • give (a member of a legislative assembly) another member as a pair, to allow both to absent themselves from a vote without affecting the result.
    E.g. arrangements are usually made between the party whips for an absent member on one side to be paired with an absentee on the other
  • wirelessly connect (an electronic device) to another via Bluetooth.
    E.g. you'll now be able to pair your watch directly with a set of Bluetooth headphones

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