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stubnoun [C]

us   /stʌb/
  • stub noun [C] (SHORT END)

the short end which is left after the main part of something has been used or removed, as of a pencil: I put the ticket stubs in my pocket after we went into the theater.
stubby
adjective us   /ˈstʌb·i/
A toddler’s legs are short and stubby.

stubverb [T]

us   /stʌb/ -bb-
  • stub verb [T] (HURT)

to hit your foot or toe against a hard object: I stubbed my toe on a rock.
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"stub" in Business English

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stubnoun [C]

uk   /stʌb/ us   MONEY
the short piece of paper left in a cheque book after a cheque has been removed, used as a record of payment: Filling in cheque stubs will help you identify where you can cut back.
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