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dipverb

 us   /dɪp/ (-pp-)

dip verb (PUT INTO LIQUID)

[T] to put something briefly into a liquid: He dipped his doughnut in the coffee.

dip verb (DROP)

[I] to go down to a lower level; become less or lower: Beans and lettuce may suffer if temperatures dip below freezing. Stock market prices dipped slightly, losing four points.
Phrasal verbs

dipnoun

 us   /dɪp/

dip noun (DROP)

[C usually sing] a small drop in the amount or level of something: After the yellow house, there’s a dip in the road.

dip noun (FOOD)

[C] a thick sauce you can put crackers, raw vegetables, etc., into before eating them. [C] A dip is also a quick swim: He took a dip in the pool.
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