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noun [countable]     bath pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    the process of washing yourself or someone else in a bathtub

    The children need a bath tonight.

    take a bath:

    Do I have time to take a bath?

    1. a.
      the water in a bathtub

      I relaxed in a nice deep bath.

      run a bath (=fill a bathtub with water):

      Can you run a bath for me – I’ll be in in a minute.

    2. b.
  2. 4


    [plural] a public building where people go to wash themselves


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