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noun bottle pronunciation in British English /ˈbɒt(ə)l/
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singularbottle
pluralbottles
  1. 1
    [countable] a glass or plastic container for liquids, usually with a narrow part at the top that is called the neck
    an empty beer bottle
    bottle of: a bottle of champagne/perfume/cooking oil
    1. a.
      the liquid in a bottle, or the amount that a bottle contains
      Between them, they drank the whole bottle.
  2. 3
    [uncountable] British informal the confidence or courage that you need to do something difficult or frightening
    Nobody had the bottle to ask him why he’d done it.
    He lost his bottle and couldn’t jump.

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