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English definition of “shallow”

shallow

noun     /ˈʃæl.əʊ/ US  /-oʊ/
the shallows [plural] the shallow part of an area of water: Alligators live in the shallows.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs
(Definition of shallow noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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