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shoulder

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈʃəʊldər/
BODY B1 where your arm joins your body next to your neck: She looked over her shoulder. He put his arm around my shoulder. The human torso
ROAD US ( UK hard shoulder) the area on the edge of a main road, where a car can stop in an emergencyMotorways
→  See also have a chip on your shoulder , rub shoulders with sb , a shoulder to cry on
(Definition of shoulder noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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