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noun jaw pronunciation in American English /dʒɔ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] the lower part of your face that includes your chin and your bottom teeth

    He suffered a broken jaw in the accident.

    a firm/square jaw

    1. a.
      the part of your mouth where your teeth grow
  2. 2


    [plural] the parts of a machine that open and close, either to hold something or to pick something up and move it from one place to another place

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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