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noun pool pronunciation in American English /pul/
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singularpool
pluralpools
  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
  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.
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    See also typing pool

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