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English definition of “arch”


noun [C]    /ɑrtʃ/
a structure consisting of a curved top on two supports which holds the weight of something above it, or something decorative that has this shape: Two rows of arches support the roof of the building. The arch of your foot is the higher, curved part on the bottom. arch    /ɑrtʃ/ verb [I/T] [T] Cats often arch their backs when they stretch. arched    /ɑrtʃt/ adjective Arched bookcases filled each end of the room.
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