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table

noun [C]  us   /ˈteɪ·bəl/

table noun [C] (FURNITURE)

a piece of furniture that has a flat top supported by legs: We ate our meals sitting around a large dining room table. The table also means all the people at a table: The whole table had a very good time.

table noun [C] (INFORMATION)

an arrangement of facts and numbers, usually in rows on a page, that makes information easy to understandtable of contents A table of contents is a list of what is in a book.

table

verb [T]  us   /ˈteɪ·bəl/

table verb [T] (NOT DISCUSS)

to leave something for discussion or consideration at a later time: We’ll have to table these last two items until our next meeting.
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