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sag

verb [I] uk   /sæɡ/ (-gg-) us  
to drop down to a lower level in the middle: The shelf sagged under the weight of the heavy books. a sagging roof/floor/bed to become weaker: The dollar held up well this morning but the pound sagged.

sag

noun uk   /sæɡ/ us  

sag noun (DROP)

[S or U] a movement or position in which something has dropped down to a lower level: a sag in the roof [C usually singular] a reduction in something: a sag in sales

sag noun (FOOD)

[U] →  saag
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