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noun [countable] curve pronunciation in British English /kɜː(r)v/
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singularcurve
pluralcurves
  1. 1
    a shape or line with a gradual smooth bend
    From high above I saw the gentle curve of the bay.
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    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 womans breasts or hips
      Jane’s swimsuit emphasized her curves.
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