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"rake" in British English

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rakenoun [C]

uk   us   /reɪk/

rakeverb

uk   us   /reɪk/
(Definition of rake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rake" in American English

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rakenoun [C]

 us   /reɪk/
a ​gardentool with a ​longhandle and ​pointedpartssticking out in a ​row at the ​bottom, used for making ​earthlevel or for ​gatheringleaves or ​cutgrass
rake
verb [T]  us   /reɪk/
Some ​workersrakedleaves in the ​park.
(Definition of rake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rake" in Business English

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rakeverb

uk   us   /reɪk/
rake sb over the coals →  haul sb over the coals
(Definition of rake from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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