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noun pad pronunciation in American English /pæd/
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  1. 2
    [countable] a set of sheets of paper fastened together along the top or one side, used for writing or drawing

    Douglas scribbled the number on the pad by the phone.

  2. 3
    [countable] a flat hard area where helicopters take off and land or where rockets are launched into space
  3. 4
    [countable] informal the place where someone lives, especially an apartment
  4. 5
    [countable] an area of soft flesh on the end of your finger or thumb
    1. a.
      an area of flesh on the bottom of the foot of an animal such as a cat or dog
  5. 6
    [singular] a quiet sound made by someone walking with light regular steps

    She heard the pad of bare feet coming down the stairs.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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