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noun [countable] bowl pronunciation in British English /bəʊl/
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  1. 1
    a round container used for eating, serving, or preparing food
    In a large bowl, mix together the eggs, sugar, and butter.
    a bowl of fruit/soup
    1. a.
      the food in a bowl, or the amount that a bowl contains
      I always eat a bowl of cereal for breakfast.
  2. 3
    part of an object with a round shape like a bowl
    the bowl of a spoon/pipe
    a toilet bowl


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