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verb [intransitive/transitive] deal pronunciation in British English /diːl/
Word Forms
present tense
present participledealing
past tensedealt
past participledealt
  1. 1



    deal out

    to give cards to the people playing a game of cards
    Whose turn is it to deal?
    Each player is dealt three cards.
  2. 2
    to buy and sell illegal drugs
    Many drug addicts deal as well.



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