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English definition of “floor”

floor

noun     /flɔːr/
SURFACE [C] A1 a surface that you walk on inside a building: a wooden/tiled floor I must sweep the kitchen floor.Floors and parts of floors
BUILDING [C] A2 a particular level of a building: the second/third floor Which floor are we on?Floors and parts of floors
BOTTOM [no plural] the ground or surface at the bottom of something: the forest/sea floorUnder and below
AREA [C] B1 an area where a particular activity happens: a dance floor → See also first floor, ground floor, shop floorSpace - general wordsAreas of land in general
(Definition of floor noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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