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rugnoun [C]

uk   /rʌɡ/  us   /rʌɡ/
B1 a piece of thick heavy cloth smaller than a carpet, used for covering the floor or for decoration: My dog loves lying on the rug in front of the fire.
a soft cover that keeps you warm or comfortable
slang for toupée

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rugnoun [C]

 us   /rʌɡ/
a shaped piece of thick cloth for covering part of a floor: The rug we bought for the living-room has a beautiful red and gold pattern.
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