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bark

noun uk   /bɑːk/ us    /bɑːrk/

bark noun (TREE)

[U] the hard outer covering of a treeTypes of woodParts of plants

bark noun (DOG)

[C] the loud, rough noise that a dog and some other animals makeAnimal (non-human) sounds

bark

verb uk   /bɑːk/ us    /bɑːrk/
B2 [I] (of a dog) to make a loud, rough noise: They heard a dog barking outside.Animal (non-human) sounds C2 [T] to shout at someone in a forceful manner: The sergeant barked (out) a succession of orders to the new recruits.Shouting and screaming
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