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noun (FURNITURE)    /ˈteɪ.bl̩/
A1 [C] a flat surface , usually supported by four legs , used for putting things onTables and desks [+ sing/pl verb] the people sitting at a table: There was a really noisy table behind us celebrating someone's birthday .Groups of people [C] Indian English a table that you work at in an office → See also desk lay/set the table B1 to put a cloth , knives , and forks , etc. on the table in preparation for a meal : Could you lay the table for lunch , please ?Providing and serving meals
(Definition of table noun (FURNITURE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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