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noun [countable]     chop pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a small piece of meat with a bone in it, usually from a sheep or a pig
    lamb/pork chops:

    We had pork chops for dinner last night.

  2. 2
    an act of hitting someone or something hard with the side of your hand
    a karate chop:

    She gave him a karate chop to the neck.

    1. a.
      an act of hitting something with a tool


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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