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stumpnoun [C]

 us   /stʌmp/
  • stump noun [C] (PART LEFT)

the part of a tree, arm, etc. that is left after another part has been removed

stumpverb

 us   /stʌmp/
  • stump verb (CONFUSE)

[T] to confuse or cause someone to be unable to understand or explain something: He seemed stumped by our questions.
  • stump verb (SPEAK)

[I] to talk in support of a politician or idea: Taylor stumped for him throughout the state.
(Definition of stump from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"stump" in British English

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stumpnoun

uk   /stʌmp/  us   /stʌmp/

stumpverb

uk   /stʌmp/  us   /stʌmp/
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of stump from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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