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gift

noun uk   /ɡɪft/ us  

gift noun (PRESENT)

A2 [C] a present or something that is given: a birthday/wedding gift The guests all arrived bearing (= bringing) gifts. [C usually singular] informal something that is surprisingly easy or cheap: That goal was a gift! £100 for a good leather coat? It's a gift!
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gift noun (ABILITY)

C1 [C usually singular] a special ability to do something: He has a gift for languages.

gift

verb [T] uk   /ɡɪft/ us  
to give something in an official or formal way: I gifted to my husband my 50 percent share of the property.
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