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verb [transitive] heap pronunciation in British English /hiːp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyheap
he/she/itheaps
present participleheaping
past tenseheaped
past participleheaped
  1. 1

    heap

    or

    heap up

    to make a big untidy pile of things

    Bundles of clothing were heaped on the floor.

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