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English definition of “joint”

joint

noun [C]     /dʒɔɪnt/
BODY PART a place in your body where two bones meet: the knee jointSubstances and structures in the body
MEAT UK a large piece of meat, usually cooked in the oven: a joint of beefCuts of meat
CONNECTION a place where parts of a structure or machine are connectedConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
PLACE informal a place where something is sold, especially a restaurant or bar: a pizza jointRestaurants and cafesShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
(Definition of joint noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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