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tool

noun [C]
 
 
/tuːl/
EQUIPMENT B2 a piece of equipment that you use with your hands in order to help you do somethingToolsGardening tools
HELP something that helps you to do a particular activity: Computers are an essential tool for modern scientists. → See also power toolHelping and co-operatingToolsGardening tools
(Definition of tool from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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