bow verb, noun Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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bowverb [I/T]

 us   /bɑʊ/

bow verb [I/T] (BEND)

to bend the head or body forward as a way of showing respect, expressing thanks, or greeting someone: [T] We knelt and bowed our heads in prayer.

bownoun [C]

 us   /bɑʊ/

bow noun [C] (BEND)

the act of bending the head or body forward: The troupe’s artistic director took a bow with his dancers at the final curtain last night.

bow noun [C] (SHIP PART)

the front part of a ship
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