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noun pool pronunciation in American English /pul/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small area of still liquid

    The water collected in a little pool at the bottom of the cliff.

    pool of:

    a muddy road dotted with pools of rainwater

    a pool of blood

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of pool
  2. 3
    [countable] a small area of light
    pool of:

    The sun cast a small pool of light on the dirty floor.

  3. 5
    [countable] a group of people who are available to work

    The training program is helping to establish a pool of local qualified craftsmen.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of pool
    See also  typing pool


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