Meaning of “doze” in the English Dictionary

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"doze" in British English

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dozeverb [ I ]

uk /dəʊz/ us /doʊz/

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

"doze" in American English

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dozeverb [ I ]

us /doʊz/

to have a short period of sleep, esp. during the day:

My cat was dozing in front of the fireplace.

If you doze off, you start to sleep, esp. during the day:

I must have dozed off, because I don’t remember what happened next.

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