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English definition of “cup”

cup

noun (CONTAINER)    /kʌp/
[C] a bowl-shaped container : an egg cupDishes, bowls, cups and glasses [C] one of the two parts that support the breasts in a woman's bra (= piece of underwear ): "What size bra do you wear ?" "I wear a C cup."Underwear [C] US (UK box) a curved piece of hard plastic that is worn by men while playing sports to protect their outer sex organs Sportswear and swimwearProtective clothing
(Definition of cup noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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