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English definition of “stump”

stump

noun [C] (PART LEFT)    /stʌmp/
the part of something such as a tree , tooth , arm , or leg that is left after most of it has been removed : the stump of a tree Her smile broadened to reveal two rows of brown stumps.Things remaining
(Definition of stump noun (PART LEFT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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