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noun     /ˈkæb.ɪdʒ/
B1 [C or U] a large round vegetable with large green, white, or purple leaves that can be eaten cooked or uncooked: a savoy cabbage red/white cabbageTypes of vegetablePlants in general [C] UK offensive a person who has lost all their powers of thought or speech usually as the result of a serious accident or illnessHandicap and the disabled
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