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noun [U] (NOT CLEAN)    /dɜːt/ US  /dɝːt/
B1 dust, soil, or any substance that makes a surface not clean: His coat was covered with dirt.Dirt and untidiness mainly US soil on the ground: I've been digging in the dirt, planting seeds.Soil informal solid waste: I got some dog dirt on my shoes.Excrement and its excretion
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