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English definition of “deal”

deal

verb [I, T]     /diːl/ (past tense and past participle dealt)
to give cards to players in a game: Whose turn is it to deal?Actions involved in playing cards
(Definition of deal verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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