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noun burn pronunciation in British English /bɜː(r)n/
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  1. 1
    [countable] an injury that you get when something burns your skin
    He suffered burns to his face and hands.
    1. a.
      a mark that appears on something when something burns it
      There were cigarette burns all over the carpet.
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  2. 3
    [countable] British a small stream, especially in Scotland


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