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noun [countable] deck pronunciation in British English /dek/
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pluraldecks
  1. 1
    the outside top part of a ship that you can walk on
    on deck:

    A lot of passengers were sitting up on deck.

    below deck(s) (=inside and at a lower level than the deck):

    John stayed below decks in his cabin.

  2. 2
    one of the levels on a ship or bus
    upper/lower deck:

    the first-class cabins on the upper deck

    top/bottom deck (=of a bus):

    He was sitting on the top deck, right at the front.

  3. 4
    mainly American a set of cards used for playing card games. The usual British word is pack
    deck of cards:

    He insisted that they play with a fresh deck of cards.

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