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noun copper pronunciation in American English /ˈkɑpər/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a red-brown metal used especially for making wire or pipes
    a copper pipe/pan/kettle
    Her hair was the color of copper.
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  2. 3
    [countable] informal old-fashioned a police officer


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