chute Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chute" in British English

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chutenoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃuːt/

chute noun [C] (SLIDE)

a ​narrow, ​steepslope down which ​objects or ​people can ​slide: a ​water chute a ​laundry chute a ​garbage/​rubbish chute an ​emergency chute

chute noun [C] (CLOTH DEVICE)

informal for parachute noun
(Definition of chute from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chute" in American English

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chutenoun [C]

 us   /ʃut/

chute noun [C] (SLIDE)

a ​narrow, ​steepslide for ​objects or ​people to go down: The ​garbage chute empties into a ​bigbin. We had to use the ​emergency chute to get out of the ​plane.

chute noun [C] (CLOTH DEVICE)

short form of parachute
(Definition of chute from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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