couple Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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couplenoun

 us   /ˈkʌp·əl/

couple noun (SOME)

[U] two or a few things that are similar or the same, or two or a few people who are in some way connected: I’m packing a couple of sweaters in case it gets cold.

couple noun (TWO PEOPLE)

[C] two people who are married or who spend a lot of time together esp. in a romantic relationship: We’re having two couples over for dinner.
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