ring noun Meaning in Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
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ring

noun
 
/rɪŋ/
A2 a round piece of jewelry that you wear on your finger: a wedding ring
something that is the shape of a circle: The children sat in a ring around the teacher.
the sound a bell makes: The ring of the doorbell woke him up. a doorbell ring
an area with seats around it where people perform or compete: a boxing ring
(Definition of ring noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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