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English definition of “doze”

doze

verb [I]  /doʊz/ us  
to have a short period of sleep, esp. during the day: My cat was dozing in front of the fireplace. If you doze off, you start to sleep, esp. during the day: I must have dozed off, because I don’t remember what happened next.
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