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noun fur pronunciation in British English /fɜː(r)/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the soft hair that covers the body of some animals

    the dog’s thick glossy fur

    1. b.
      [countable] a piece of clothing, especially a coat, that is made from fur

      Loren arrived wearing an expensive-looking fur.

    2. c.
      [only before noun] made of fur, or relating to fur

      a fur coat/hat/collar

      the fur trade

  2. 2
    [uncountable] material that is made to look and feel like fur, and is used for making clothes and toys. It is sometimes called fake fur, synthetic fur, or fun fur.

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