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noun [C] uk   us   /bel/
B1 (also doorbell) an electrical device that makes a ringing sound when you press a button: I stood at the front door and rang the bell several times.B2 a hollow metal object shaped like a cup that makes a ringing sound when hit by something hard, especially a clapper : The church bells rang out to welcome in the New Year.
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