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English definition of “dip”

dip

verb
 
 
/dɪp/ (present participle dipping, past tense and past participle dipped)
PUT INTO [T] B2 to put something into a liquid for a short time: She dipped the brush into the paint.Movement on or through water
LOWER [I] B2 to become lower in level or amount: The number of students taking sciences has dipped sharply.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of dip verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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