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noun filling pronunciation in British English /ˈfɪlɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the cream, fruit etc that forms the inside part of a cake or pie

    a pie with cherry filling

    1. a.
      the substance that forms the inside part of something that is soft and made of cloth

      The filling was beginning to come out of the pillow.

  2. 2
    [countable] a small mass of metal or plastic used for filling a hole in a tooth
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