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English definition of “cup”

cup

noun [C]
 
 
/kʌp/
CONTAINER A1 a small, round container with a handle on the side, used to drink from: a cup of tea/coffeeDishes, bowls, cups and glasses
SPORT B1 a prize given to the winner of a competition, or the name of the competition: the World CupPrizes, rewards and medals
COOKING mainly US a measurement of amounts of food used in cooking → See also egg cupMiscellaneous units of measurementInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volumePreparing foodPreparing food using heat
(Definition of cup noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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