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cribnoun [C]

 us   /krɪb/
a baby’s ​bed with high ​sides and usually ​bars that ​prevent the ​baby from ​falling out
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cribnoun [C]

uk   /krɪb/  us   /krɪb/
  • crib noun [C] (BED)

US (UK cot) a ​smallbed for a ​baby or ​youngchild with high ​bars around the ​sides so that the ​child cannot ​fall out
  • crib noun [C] (CHRISTMAS SCENE)

UK (US crèche) a ​model of the ​people and ​animalspresent at the ​birth of ​JesusChrist, used as a ​decoration at ​Christmas

cribverb [I or T]

uk   /krɪb/  us   /krɪb/ (-bb-) informal disapproving
(Definition of crib from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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