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noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɒk.saɪd/ us    /ˈɑːk-/
a chemical combination of oxygen and one other element: iron oxide an oxide of copperTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the body
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