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nod

verb  us   /nɑd/ (-dd-)

nod verb (MOVE HEAD)

[I/T] to move the head down and then up again quickly, esp. to show agreement, approval, or greeting: [I/T] The teacher nodded (his head) in agreement.

nod verb (SLEEP)

[I] to let your head fall forward when you are beginning to sleep
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nod

noun [C usually sing]  /nɑd/
a movement of the head down and then up again quickly: He gave her a nod of recognition.
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