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English definition of “bowl”

bowl

noun (DISH)    /bəʊl/ US  /boʊl/
A2 [C] a round container that is open at the top and is deep enough to hold fruit, sugar, etc.: a soup/cereal/salad/sugar bowl a bowl of soup/rice/porridge She eats a bowl (= the contents of a bowl) of cereal every morning. Sift the flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl.UK Just put the dirty dishes in the washing-up bowl, and I'll do them later.Dishes, bowls, cups and glasses [C] the rounded inside part of something: The toilet bowl was cracked and stained, and the walls were covered in mould.Dishes, bowls, cups and glasses [C] mainly US a large bowl-shaped building or structure, used for important sports events or musical performances: the Hollywood BowlPublic entertainment venuesSports venues
(Definition of bowl noun (DISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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