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noun [countable]     jigsaw pronunciation in British English
/ˈdʒɪɡsɔː/
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  1. 1

    jigsaw

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    jigsaw puzzle

    a picture made of a lot of small pieces that you have to fit together

    She’s doing a 5000 piece jigsaw.

  2. 3
    a machine that cuts wood in curves and shapes with a long thin metal blade
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