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bark

verb [I/T]  us   /bɑrk/

bark verb [I/T] (DOG)

to make the loud, short noise that a dog and some other animals make: [I] The dog barked all night. A human who barks something shouts it suddenly and strongly: [T] The sergeant barked orders at his troops.

bark

noun  us   /bɑrk/

bark noun (TREE)

[U] the hard, outer covering of a tree

bark noun (DOG)

[C] the loud, short noise that a dog and some other animals make: The dog gave two loud barks.
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