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double-decker

noun [C] uk   /ˌdʌb.l̩ˈdek.ər/  us   /-ɚ-/

double-decker noun [C] (BUS)

a bus with two levels

double-decker noun [C] (SANDWICH)

a sandwich made with three pieces of bread with food such as cold meat or cheese between them
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