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English definition of “cup”

cup

noun (DRINKING CONTAINER)    /kʌp/
A1 [C] a small, round container, often with a handle, used for drinking tea, coffee, etc.: a cup and saucer a plastic/paper cup a coffee cup/teacupDishes, bowls, cups and glasses [C] US a container that holds slightly under a quarter of a litre of liquid, used for measuring when cookingInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volumeCookery terms
(Definition of cup noun (DRINKING CONTAINER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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