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noun [countable] arrow pronunciation in British English /ˈærəʊ/
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  1. 1
    a weapon in the form of a thin straight stick with a sharp point at one end and feathers at the other. Arrows are shot through the air using a bow.
  2. 2
    a sign that looks like an arrow ➡, used for showing people which direction to go in, or where to look for something

    Turn left at the green arrow.


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