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verb [transitive] dot pronunciation in British English /dɒt/
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present tense
present participledotting
past tensedotted
past participledotted
  1. 1
    [usually passive] mainly literary to be in many parts of a place
    Small villages dot the sides of the mountain.
    be dotted around something: The company has more than thirty branches dotted around Spain.
    be dotted with something: There was a large lawn dotted with pine trees.
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  2. 2
    to put something on a surface in small amounts with spaces between
    dot something with something: Dot the chicken with butter and place in the oven.
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  3. 3
    to put a dot over a letter of the alphabet
    Don’t forget to dot the j.
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