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loft

noun [C] uk   /lɒft/ us    /lɑːft/
C2 a space at the top of a building under the roof used for storing things and usually entered by a ladder, or sometimes made into a room for living in: The firm specializes in loft conversions (= making lofts into rooms).Roofs and parts of roofs US an upper floor or roomFloors and parts of floors an apartment in a large building that was previously used for industryHouses and homes

loft

verb [T] uk   /lɒft/ us    /lɑːft/
to hit a ball highGeneral terms used in ball sports
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