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noun [countable] main pronunciation in American English /meɪn/
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    the mains

    [plural] British the public supply of water, gas, or electricity
    1. a.
      the point where the supply of water, gas, or electricity enters a building or room
      Turn the water off at the mains before you repair the faucet.



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