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pal

noun [C] uk   /pæl/ informal us  
a friend: You're my best pal. It's my old pal Pete!Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries [as form of address] used when talking to a man, sometimes in a friendly way but more often to a man who is annoying you: Look, pal, you're asking for trouble.Friendly and unfriendly terms of address
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