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noun [countable] cap pronunciation in British English /kæp/
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singularcap
pluralcaps
  1. 2
    a lid or part that fits over the top of something

    Meg screwed the cap back on the bottle.

  2. 3
    a limit on the amount of money that you can spend or charge

    Airlines began to impose a $50 cap on commissions for domestic flights.

    The government introduced new spending caps for local authorities.

  3. 6
    British if a football, rugby, or cricket player wins a cap, they play for their country in an international match
    win/receive/get a cap:

    He won seventeen caps for England in the 1990s.

    1. a.
      a player who has played for their countrys team

      Barber is joined in the midfield by the England cap Nick Pickering.

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