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English definition of “hollow”

hollow

adjective   /ˈhɒləʊ/
having a hole or empty space inside: a hollow shell / tube → Opposite solid adj
(Definition of hollow adjective from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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