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arrownoun [C]

 us   /ˈær·oʊ/
a ​long, ​thinstick, ​pointed at one end, that can be ​shot from a ​bow
An arrow is also a ​sign (→), which ​points in a ​particulardirection.
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arrownoun [C]

uk   /ˈær.əʊ/  us   /ˈer.oʊ/
B2 a ​weapon that is like a ​long, ​thinstick with a ​sharppoint at one end and often ​feathers at the other, ​shot from a bow (= a ​long, ​thinpiece of ​woodbent into a ​curve by a ​piece of ​string): Robin Hood ​asked to be ​buried where his arrow ​landed.
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B2 a ​sign consisting of a ​straightline with an ​upside down V ​shape at one end of it that ​points in a ​particulardirection, used to show where something is: I ​followed the arrows to the ​carpark.

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