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English definition of “table”


noun [C] (INFORMATION)   /ˈteɪ·bəl/
an arrangement of facts and numbers , usually in rows on a page , that makes information easy to understand table of contents A table of contents is a list of what is in a book .
(Definition of table noun (INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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