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noun toll pronunciation in American English /toʊl/ 
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singulartoll
pluraltolls
  1. 1
    [singular] mainly journalism the total number of people who have been killed or hurt
    1. a.
      the total amount of harm or damage

      the mounting toll of failed businesses

  2. 2
    [singular] the loud slow repeated sound of a large bell
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  3. 3
    [countable] an amount of money that you pay to use a bridge or a road

    toll charges

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