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English definition of “head”

head

noun [C] (MIND)   /hed/
the mind and mental abilities : She has a good head for figures . If you’d just use your head (= think clearly and carefully ), you would realize that you are better off living where you are. Someone offered me the ticket , and your name popped into my head.
(Definition of head noun (MIND) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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