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dwarf

noun [C] uk   /dwɔːf/ us    /dwɔːrf/ (plural dwarfs or dwarves)
in stories for children, a creature like a little man with magical powers: Snow White and the Seven DwarfsPhysical irregularities often offensive a person who is much smaller than the usual sizeHandicap and the disabledLegendary and mythological charactersPhysical irregularitiesStrange, suspicious and unnatural things and people

dwarf

adjective [before noun] uk   /dwɔːf/ us    /dwɔːrf/
very small: You can grow dwarf conifers in pots on the patio.SmallExtremely small

dwarf

verb [T] uk   /dwɔːf/ us    /dwɔːrf/
If one thing dwarfs another, it makes it seem small by comparison: The new skyscraper will dwarf all those near it. This new crisis may well dwarf most that have gone before.High, tall and deep
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