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foot

noun  us   /fʊt/

foot noun (BODY PART)

[C] (plural feet  /fit/ ) the part of the body at the bottom of the leg on which a person or animal stands: I’ve got a blister on my left foot. He got to/jumped to/rose to his feet (= stood up) to get a better look at the parade passing by. I’ve been on my feet (= standing) all day serving customers. The driver of the stolen car fled the scene on foot (= walking).

foot noun (MEASUREMENT)

[C] (plural foot or feet  /fit/ ) (abbreviation ft., symbol ') a unit of measurement of length equal to 12 inches or 0.3048 meters

foot noun (BOTTOM)

[U] the bottom or end of a space or object: She dreamed she saw someone standing at the foot of her bed.
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