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noun     lay-by pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [countable] British an area provided by the side of a road where vehicles can stop for a short period of time
  2. 2
    [uncountable] Australian a method of buying goods from a shop by which a customer pays a small amount of money so that the shop will keep the goods for them until they pay the rest


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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