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noun [countable] dive pronunciation in American English /daɪv/
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  1. 2
    a quick sudden movement toward the ground from the air
    The plane lost control and went into a dive.
  2. 3
    a sudden fall in the value of something
    take a dive (=fall): The share price took a percent dive last year.
  3. 4
    a sudden movement in a particular direction
    Bond made a dive for the gun lying on the floor.


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