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English definition of “lift”

lift

noun [C] (CARRYING DEVICE)    /lɪft/ UK (US elevator)
A2 a device like a box which moves up and down, carrying people or goods from one floor of a building to another or taking people up and down underground in a mine: Take the lift to the sixth floor.Stairs and liftsMachinery and machinesHousehold equipment and domestic chores
(Definition of lift noun (CARRYING DEVICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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