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noun [countable] bath pronunciation in British English /bɑːθ/
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  1. 1
    British a long deep container that you fill with water and wash yourself in. The usual American word is bathtub.
    1. a.
      the water in a bath

      I relaxed in a nice deep bath.

      run a bath (=fill a bath with water):

      Can you run a bath for me – I’ll be in in a minute.

    2. b.
      the process of washing yourself or someone else in a bath

      The children need a bath tonight.

      have a bath/take a bath:

      Have I got time to have a bath?


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