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pot

noun [C]  us   /pɑt/

pot noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a round container used for cooking, serving, storing, and other purposes: a clay/brass pot a flower pot We need space for our pots and pans. A pot is also the substance contained in a pot: The pot was simmering. He made a new pot of coffee.

pot noun [C] (AMOUNT)

infml a large amount, esp. of money: There are pots of money involved in this deal. infml A pot is also all the money being risked at a single time in a card game.

pot

verb [T]  us   /pɑt/ (-tt-)

pot verb [T] (CONTAIN)

to put a plant into a pot: We should be potting the roses.
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