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bathnoun [C]

us   /bæθ/
the activity of washing yourself or another person or an animal in a large container filled with warm water
When describing homes, a bath can also mean a bathroom:
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"bath" in British English

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bathnoun

uk   /bɑːθ/ us   /bæθ/
A1 [C] UK US bathtub a long plastic, metal, or ceramic container that is filled with water so that you can sit or lie in it to wash your whole body
A1 [C usually singular] the activity of washing yourself or someone else in a bath: mainly UK Susannah has a long hot bath every evening.mainly US I took a bath this morning. bath oil
run a bath UK US fill the tub
to fill a bath with water for washing: I'll run you a bath while you take off those wet clothes.
[C] US used to refer to a bathroom when describing a home: a four-bedroom two-bath house
[C] any container holding liquid: a bird bath
baths [C, + sing/pl verb] plural baths
UK old-fashioned →  swimming baths
a public place where people went in the past to have a hot bath

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bathverb [I or T]

uk   /bɑːθ/ us   /bæθ/ UK US bathe
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"bath" in Business English

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bathnoun

uk   /bɑːθ/ us  
take a bath informal
to lose a lot of money as a result of a bad business deal or investment: Unless the shares take a bath, they should soon be worth £50K more than when we bought them.
(Definition of bath from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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