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noun [countable] pump pronunciation in American English /pʌmp/
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  1. 1
    a piece of equipment for making a liquid or gas move into or out of something

    an air/a fuel pump

    a hand/foot pump (=operated with your hand or foot)

  2. 2
    [usually plural] a plain type of woman’s shoe that has a heel and does not fasten
    1. a.
      a shiny type of man’s shoe that does not fasten and is worn for formal occasions


a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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