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noun     jar pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a glass container with a lid and a wide top, especially one in which food is sold or kept

    a jar of marmalade

    1. a.
      the food contained in a jar, or the amount that a jar contains
  2. 2
    [countable] British informal a glass of beer, usually one that is drunk in a pub
  3. 3
    [singular] a sudden movement when two solid things knock against each other


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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