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noun frame pronunciation in American English /freɪm/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a structure that forms a border for a picture or mirror and holds it in place
    a silver picture frame
    1. a.
      a border around a door or window
      The window frames need painting.
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  2. 2
    [countable] a structure that forms part of an object and gives it its strength and shape
    a kite with a rigid frame
    a rusty bed frame
  3. 4
    [countable] [usually singular] the particular shape or size of someones body
    A shiver shook her small frame.
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  4. 6
    [countable] one of the parts in a game of bowling
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