Meaning of “vase” in the English Dictionary

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"vase" in British English

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vasenoun [ C ]

uk /vɑːz/ us /veɪs/

B1 a container for holding flowers or for decoration:

a vase of flowers

More examples

  • He was clasping the vase tightly, terrified of dropping it.
  • The vase landed on the floor with a crash.
  • An antique dealer had dated the vase at 1734.
  • I'm in the doghouse - I broke Sara's favourite vase this morning.
  • "I'm sorry I broke the vase." "Oh, that's all right . It wasn't very expensive."

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

"vase" in American English

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vasenoun [ C ]

us /veɪs, veɪz, vɑz/

a container for holding flowers or for decoration:

Please put this vase of flowers on the table.

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