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English definition of “spill”

spill

noun [C]    /spɪl/
an amount of something that has flowed or fallen out of a container : The tanker started to leak oil and officials worried about a major oil spill. A spill is also a fall : Jockey Luis Ortega suffered a broken ankle in a spill at Hollywood Park yesterday .
(Definition of spill noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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