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English definition of “tip”

tip

noun [C] (INFORMATION)    /tɪp/
B1 a useful piece of information, especially about how to do something or about the likely winner of a race or competition: gardening/cooking/sewing tips She gave me a useful/helpful/valuable/practical tip about/for growing tomatoes. Our racing correspondent has the following tips for the 3.15 and the 3.45 at Newmarket (= thinks that particular horses will be the winners in those races). I've got a hot tip for you (= I can tell you about a particular likely winner of a race or competition, or give you a valuable piece of information).Gambling and bookmakingTaking risksInformation and messagesGiving advice
(Definition of tip noun (INFORMATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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