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English definition of “fork”

fork

verb (DIVIDE)    /fɔːk/ US  /fɔːrk/
[I] If a road or river forks, it divides into two parts: The pub is near where the road forks.Separating and dividingRoad junctions [I + adv/prep] UK to turn in one of two different directions: Fork left/right where the road divides.Separating and dividingRoad junctions
(Definition of fork verb (DIVIDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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