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noun cup pronunciation in British English /kʌp/
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  1. 1
    [countable] a small round container for a drink, usually with a handle
    Henry took the coffee cups into the kitchen.
    She filled my cup with hot tea.
    cups and saucers: Where do you keep the cups and saucers?
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    1. a.
      the drink contained in a cup
      I’ve already had two cups.
      cup of: Would you like a cup of coffee?
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    2. b.
      the amount that a cup contains, used in the US as a unit for measuring quantities of food when you are cooking
      cup of: Mix one cup of sugar with three cups of flour.
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  2. 3
    [countable] something that is small, round, and has an empty space inside
    the cup of someone’s hand: She held the sweets in the cup of her hand.
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  3. 4
    [countable] one of the two round parts of a bra that cover a womans breasts
    What cup size are you?
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  4. 6
    [countable] American a hole in the game of golf
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