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forknoun [C]

us   /fɔrk/
  • fork noun [C] (TOOL)

a common tool used in eating that usually has three or four stiff metal points attached to a handle: The knives and forks go in the middle drawer.
  • fork noun [C] (DIVISION)

the place where a single thing divides into two or more parts, or one of the parts: a fork in the road

forkverb [I]

/fɔrk/
to divide into two or more parts: You’ll come to our house just before the road forks.
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"fork" in British English

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forknoun [C]

uk   /fɔːk/ us   /fɔːrk/
  • fork noun [C] (FOOD)

A2 a small object with three or four points and a handle, that you use to pick up food and eat with: a knife and fork.

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forkverb

uk   /fɔːk/ us   /fɔːrk/
  • fork verb (GARDEN)

[T] to move or dig something with a fork
(Definition of fork from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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