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noun head pronunciation in British English /hed/
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singularhead
pluralheads
  1. 1
    [countable] the top part of your body that has your brain, eyes, mouth etc in it
    a bruise on the side of her head
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  2. 2
    [countable] your mind and thoughts
    A thought suddenly came into my head.
    I don’t want to put any ideas into your head.
    in/inside your head: He did the sums quickly in his head.
    She did not speak the words, but instead whispered them inside her head.
  3. 3
    [countable] the leader or most important person in a group
    The ceremony was attended by heads of government from eleven countries.
  4. 4
    [countable] the top or front part of something
    head of: We walked straight to the head of the queue.
  5. 7
    [countable] the top of a drum
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  6. 8
    [plural] used as a way of counting farm animals
    300 head of cattle
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  7. 10

    heads

    [plural] the side of a coin that has a picture of a head on it. The other side is tails
    I’ll toss a coin. You choose heads or tails.

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