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noun [countable] curve pronunciation in British English /kɜː(r)v/
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  1. 1
    a shape or line with a gradual smooth bend

    From high above I saw the gentle curve of the bay.

    1. a.
      a bend in a road or river

      As he rounded the curve he saw her standing by the gate.

    2. b.
      used about a woman’s breasts or hips

      Jane’s swimsuit emphasized her curves.

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