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noun [countable] heel pronunciation in American English /hil/ 
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  1. 1
    the back part of your foot, below your ankle

    I've got a sore heel.

    sit back on your heels:

    He sat back on his heels and swore.

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  2. 2
    the part underneath the back of a shoe

    black boots with low heels

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  3. 4
    the part of the front of your hand nearest your wrist

    Apply some pressure to your lower back with the heels of your hands.

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