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noun     tracing pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a copy made by putting transparent paper on top of an image and following the lines with your pencil
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] medical a process in which a substance is passed through someone’s body to show where a problem is
  3. 3
    [countable] a trace made on a screen or piece of paper


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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