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deck

noun [C]  us   /dek/

deck noun [C] (FLOOR)

a wooden floor outside a house, usually with railings (= a low fence) and without a roof: In summer, we always eat out on the deck – except when it rains. A ship’s deck is a floor laid between the sides of the ship: Waves washed over the deck.

deck noun [C] (SET OF CARDS)

(also pack) a set of cards used for playing card games

deck

verb [T]  us   /dek/ slang

deck verb [T] (HIT)

to hit someone and cause that person to fall: A key player was decked three times during yesterday’s basketball game.
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