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English definition of “jar”

jar

noun [C] (CONTAINER)    /dʒɑːr/ US  /dʒɑːr/
B1 a glass or clay container with a wide opening at the top and sometimes a fitted lid, usually used for storing food: a jar of coffee/pickled onions a jam jarContainers for liquids and gases UK informal a drink of beer: We often have a jar or two at the pub after work.Beer and cider
(Definition of jar noun (CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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