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noun [countable]     mat pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a small piece of thick rough cloth that is put on a floor to protect it or for decoration

    a straw mat

  2. 3
    a piece of a thick soft material like rubber that you use when doing exercises or for some sports

    a gym/judo mat

  3. 4
    a thick twisted mass of something

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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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