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dip

noun
 
 
/dɪp/
FOOD [C, U] a thick sauce that you can put pieces of food into before you eat them: a blue cheese dipSauces, dressings, dips and pickles
SURFACE [C] a lower area on a surface: a sudden dip in the roadRoad surfaces and featuresHoles, hollows and dips
AMOUNT [C] a sudden fall in the level or amount of something: a dip in profitsBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
SWIM [C] informal a short swim: Let's have a quick dip in the pool before breakfast.Swimming
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