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adverb flat pronunciation in British English /flæt/
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  1. 1
    stretched out or lying on a surface
    Carole says she’s not comfortable lying flat.
    We heard a bang and threw ourselves flat on the ground.
    He laid the map out flat on the table.
  2. 4
    informal completely
    They turned me down flat.
    flat broke (=having no money at all): We were flat broke at the time.
    go flat against something (=completely ignore someone’s authority): I warned you not to do it but you went flat against my advice.


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