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avenue

noun [C] uk   /ˈæv.ə.njuː/  us   /-nuː/

avenue noun [C] (ROAD)

C1 a wide road with trees or tall buildings on both sides, or a wide country path or road with trees on both sides: Fremont Avenue UK a road that leads to a large house
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avenue noun [C] (POSSIBILITY)

C2 a method or way of doing something: We should explore/pursue every avenue in the search for an answer to this problem. Only two avenues are open to us - either we accept his offer or we give up the fight completely.
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