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thought

verb uk   /θɔːt/  us   /θɑːt/
past simple and past participle of think

thought

noun [C or U] uk   /θɔːt/  us   /θɑːt/
B1 the act of thinking about or considering something, an idea or opinion, or a set of ideas about a particular subject: Ask me again tomorrow. I'll have to give it some thought. She doesn't give any thought to her appearance. Let me have your thoughts on that report by Friday. Spare a thought for (= think about) all those without shelter on a cold night like this. He's the author of a book on the history of European thought. You sent her a card? That was a kind thought.
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