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English definition of “sleep”

sleep

noun (NOT AWAKE)    /sliːp/
B1 [U] the resting state in which the body is not active and the mind is unconscious: I must get some sleep - I'm exhausted. → See also sleepwalkerSleep and sleeping get/go to sleep B1 to succeed in sleeping: I couldn't get to sleep at all last night for worrying. You'll find that your baby usually goes to sleep after a feed.Sleep and sleeping B1 [C] a period of sleeping: You must be tired after all that driving - why don't you have a little sleep? He fell into a deep sleep.Sleep and sleeping
(Definition of sleep noun (NOT AWAKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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