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noun [countable] bow pronunciation in British English /baʊ/
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  1. 1
    a forward movement of the top part of your body, especially to show respect
    give a bow:

    He smiled, then gave a bow.

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  2. 2
    the front part of a ship


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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