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guy

noun uk   /ɡaɪ/ us  

guy noun (MAN)

A2 [C] informal a man: He's a really nice guy. Do you mean the guy with the blonde hair and glasses?guys B1 [plural] mainly US used to address a group of people of either sex: Come on, you guys, let's go. [C] in the UK, a model of a man that is burned on a large fire on Guy Fawkes Night
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guy noun (ROPE)

[C] ( also guy rope, US also guyline ) a rope that at one end is connected to a tent or pole and at the other end is fastened to the ground by a peg, keeping the tent or pole in position
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