dugout Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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dugoutnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʌɡ.aʊt/

dugout noun [C] (SHELTER)

a ​shelter, usually for ​soldiers, made by ​digging a ​hole in the ​ground and ​covering it a ​shelter for the ​members of a ​team at the ​side of a ​sportsfield

dugout noun [C] (BOAT)

(also dugout canoe) a ​smalllightboat made by ​cutting out the ​middle of a ​tree trunk
(Definition of dugout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dugoutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʌɡˌɑʊt/
a ​shelter where ​baseballplayerssit when they are not on the ​field
(Definition of dugout from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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