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noun [countable] bow pronunciation in British English /bəʊ/
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  1. 1
    a weapon made from a long curved piece of wood, used for shooting arrows
  2. 2
    a knot that you tie in something such as a piece of string so that there are two circular parts and two loose ends
    tie something in a bow:

    She had a yellow ribbon in her hair, tied in a bow.

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  3. 3
    a long thin object that you use for playing instruments such as the violin or cello


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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