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table

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈteɪbl/
GRAPHS & CHARTS an arrangement of facts or numbers in rows or columns, especially in printed material, on computer screens, etc.: The table can help you evaluate the potential risks of investing in the Fund. Building societies dominate the best-value tables for mortgages. This table represents export sales.
MEETINGS a place or opportunity for people to meet and discuss something: When they get to the bargaining table, there will be a fight over union membership. In countries where women are denied a seat at the table, democracy remains a hollow promise.
off the table no longer being considered: A dividend payment this year is definitely off the table.
on the table having been offered or suggested so that it can be considered: Management said that there were important new benefits on the table. The deal appears to be still on the table. US not going to be discussed until later: If you have an important matter to raise, don't leave it on the table.
→  See also life table , mortality table , the negotiating table , round table
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