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kennel

noun [C] uk   /ˈken.əl/ us  
( US usually doghouse) a small, usually wooden, shelter for a dog to sleep in outside US ( UK kennels) a place where people leave their dogs to be taken care of while they are away, or a place where dogs are bred: US We left our dog at the kennel when we went away. UK We left our dog in kennels when we went away.
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