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top

noun
 
 
/tɒp/
HIGHEST PART [C] A2 the highest part of something: They were waiting for him at the top of the stairs. I want a cake with cherries on top.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
SURFACE [C] the flat, upper surface of something: the table topWords meaning parts of things
LID [C] the lid or cover of a container, pen, etc: Put the top back on the bottle.Lids, covers and stoppers
CLOTHING [C] B1 a piece of women's clothing worn on the upper part of the bodyJumpers, shirts and tee-shirts
TOY [C] a toy that turns round and round when you move its handle up and downToys and dolls
the top the most important position in a company, team, etc: At forty he was already at the top of his profession.Being important and having importancePosition and status in groups and organizations
at the top of your voice UK ( US at the top of your lungs) shouting very loudlyShouting and screaming
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