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tract

noun [C]  /trækt/ us  

tract noun [C] (LAND)

a large area of land, or a measured area of land: The house is surrounded by vast tracts of woodland. A new hospital will be built on the 60-acre tract.

tract noun [C] (BODY SYSTEM)

a system of tubes and organs in the body that are connected and have a particular purpose: the digestive/urinary tract

tract noun [C] (WRITING)

fml a short piece of writing, esp. on a religious or political subject, that is intended to influence people’s opinions
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