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spoonnoun [C]

us   /spun/
a utensil that is a small, flat bowl with a handle, used for mixing, serving, and eating food: a wooden cooking spoon a silver baby spoon
spoon
verb [T always + adv/prep] us   /spun/
Spoon a little gravy over the meat.
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spoonnoun [C]

uk   /spuːn/ us   /spuːn/
A2 an object consisting of a round, hollow part and a handle, used for mixing, serving, and eating food
(used as a combining form): a soup spoon a teaspoon
also spoonful an amount held in a particular spoon: a couple of spoons of sauce

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spoonverb [T + adv/prep]

uk   /spuːn/ us   /spuːn/
to move something, especially food, using a spoon: He spooned the mush into the baby's open mouth. Spoon a little sauce over the fish.
(Definition of spoon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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