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English definition of “pigeonhole”

pigeonhole

noun [C]     /ˈpɪdʒ.ən.həʊl/ US  /-hoʊl/
one of a set of small boxes , open at the front , in which letters and messages are left for different people : Leave the report in my pigeonhole when you've read it.The postal system
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