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English definition of “sip”

sip

verb [I, T]     /sɪp/ (present participle sipping, past tense and past participle sipped)
to drink , taking only a small amount at a time : She sipped her champagne .Drinking
sip noun [C] He took a sip of his coffee and then continued .
(Definition of sip verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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