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noun [C]  /boʊl/ us  

bowl noun [C] (DISH)

a round container that is open at the top and is used esp. to hold liquids or other food, or the food it contains: a salad/soup bowl She eats a bowl of cereal every morning. A bowl is also the curved, inside part of something: a toilet bowl A bowl is also a large, circular building used esp. for sports, or a special football game played in it after the regular season has ended: the Rose Bowl


verb [I/T]  /boʊl/ us  

bowl verb [I/T] (ROLL)

to roll a ball along a smooth surface during a game, especially in the game of bowling: [I] It’s your turn to bowl. [T] She bowled a strike.
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