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tablespoonnoun [C]

 us   /ˈteɪ·bəlˌspun/ (abbreviation tbsp.)
a ​largespoon used for ​measuring or ​servingfood, or the ​amount this ​spoonholds: Add three tablespoons of ​butter.
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tablespoonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈteɪ.bəl.spuːn/  us   /ˈteɪ.bəl.spuːn/ (written abbreviation tbsp)
(the ​amountheld by) a ​largespoon used for ​measuring or ​servingfood: three tablespoons of ​sugar
US a ​spoon that ​contains 1/2 ​fluidounce or 15 mililitres, used for ​measuringfood
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