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arrownoun [C]

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

uk   /ˈær.əʊ/  us   /ˈer.oʊ/
B2 a weapon that is like a long, thin stick with a sharp point at one end and often feathers at the other, shot from a bow (= a long, thin piece of wood bent 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 straight line with an upside down V shape at one end of it that points in a particular direction, used to show where something is: I followed the arrows to the car park.

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