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deed

noun [C] uk   /diːd/ us  

deed noun [C] (ACTION)

an intentional act, especially a very bad or very good one: It seems to me that a lot of evil deeds are done in the name of religion. She's always helping people and doing good deeds.

deed noun [C] (DOCUMENT)

specialized law a legal document that is an official record of an agreement or official proof that someone owns land or a building
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