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English definition of “attic”

attic

noun [C] uk   /ˈæt.ɪk/ us    /ˈæt̬-/
B2 the space or room at the top of a building, under the roof, often used for storing things: I've got boxes of old clothes in the attic. an attic bedroom at the top of the houseRooms
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