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English definition of “deed”


noun  /did/ us  

deed noun (ACTION)

[C/U] an intentional act, esp. a very bad or very good one: [C] Whatever his motives, the deed did save a hundred thousand lives.

deed noun (DOCUMENT)

[C] law a legal document that is an official record and proof of ownership of property: According to the deed, she owns the land from here to the river.
(Definition of deed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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