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English definition of “spot”

spot

noun [C] (CIRCLE)    /spɒt/ US  /spɑːt/
B1 a small, usually round area of colour that is differently coloured or lighter or darker than the surface around it: He had a spot of grease on his tie.Dirt and untidiness B1 one of many spots, that form a pattern: I wore that skirt with the green spots.Patterns and shapes B2 UK a raised, pale red circle on the skin that is temporary: Teenagers often suffer a lot from spots.Skin complaints and blemishes mainly UK a small amount: I felt a few spots of rain. Shall we stop for a spot of lunch? I'm having a spot of bother (= some trouble) with one of my back teeth.Words meaning small pieces and amounts
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