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English definition of “den”

den

noun [C] uk   /den/ us  

den noun [C] (FOR ANIMALS)

the home of particular types of wild animal

den noun [C] (FOR CHILDREN)

a rough structure, usually built outside from pieces of wood, cardboard, etc., in which children play

den noun [C] (ROOM)

mainly US a room in a house or apartment, used for activities not involving work: The kids are watching television in the den.

den noun [C] (CRIME)

a place where people secretly plan or take part in dishonest or illegal activities: a drug/drinking/vice denoften humorous a den of thieves/iniquity
(Definition of den from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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