Meaning of “cupboard” in the English Dictionary

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"cupboard" in British English

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cupboardnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʌb.əd/ us /ˈkʌb.ɚd/

A2 a piece of furniture or a small part of a room with a door or doors behind which there is space for storing things, usually on shelves:

a kitchen cupboard
a built-in cupboard
Is there plenty of cupboard space (= are there many cupboards) in your new house?

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(Definition of “cupboard” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cupboard" in American English

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cupboardnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkʌb·ərd/

a piece of furniture or a small part of a room with a door behind which there is space for storing things, usually on shelves:

kitchen cupboards

(Definition of “cupboard” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)