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English definition of “sleep”

sleep

verb
 
 
/sliːp/ (past tense and past participle slept)
A1 [I] to be in the state of rest when your eyes are closed, your body is not active, and your mind is unconscious: We had to sleep in the car that night. Did you sleep well?Sleep and sleeping
sleep four/six, etc If a place sleeps four, six, etc, it is big enough for that number of people to sleep in.Accommodating people
→ See also not sleep a wink, sleep on it, sleep in, sleep sth off, sleep over, sleep through sth, sleep with sb
(Definition of sleep verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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