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noun [countable]     hamper pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    British a large basket with a lid, used for carrying the food for a picnic (=meal that you are going to eat outside)
    1. a.
      British a box or basket of food and drink, sometimes given as a present at Christmas
  2. 2
    American a laundry basket

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