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noun [countable]     prop pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    something put under or against something to hold it up or in place
  2. 2
    theatre, cinema a piece of furniture or small object used in a play or movie

    a stage prop

  3. 3
    someone or something that helps a system, organization, or person to be strong or to continue to exist

    He found himself becoming the emotional prop of the family.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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