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English definition of “bow”

bow

noun [C]     /bəʊ/
KNOT B2 a knot with two curved parts and two loose ends , that is used to tie shoes or as decoration Fastening and tying
MUSIC a long , thin piece of wood with hair stretched between the ends , used to play some musical instruments String instruments
WEAPON B2 a piece of curved wood with string fixed to both ends , used for shooting arrows Target sports
(Definition of bow noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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