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noun [countable] table pronunciation in American English /ˈteɪb(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    a piece of furniture that consists of a flat surface held above the floor, usually by legs

    the kitchen/dining room table

    They sat around a long table in the conference room.

    1. a.
      a table in a restaurant

      You’d better call in advance to reserve a table for six.

      Ask for a table by the window.

    2. b.
      the people sitting at a table

      The whole table broke into applause.

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    off the table not dicussed or considered

    A US official stressed that the infra-red data meant any speculation that a missile had been launched at the jet was simply 'off the table'.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 03/11/2015


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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