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English definition of “tower”

tower

noun [C]  /ˈtɑʊ·ər/ us  
a tall, narrow structure that either forms part of a building or stands alone: a clock tower A tower is also a tall, usually metal structure used for broadcasting: a television tower

tower

verb [I always + adv/prep]  /ˈtɑʊ·ər/ us  
to appear very tall or large, or to be much taller than something else: As we drove on, the Rocky Mountains towered before us. Although he’s only 14, David towers over his mother.
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