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noun perch pronunciation in British English /pɜː(r)tʃ/
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  1. 1
    [countable] an area or object that a bird uses for resting on, usually above the ground
    1. a.
      a narrow or small, and usually high, place where someone sits, especially for a short time
  2. 2
    [countable] a fish that lives in rivers and lakes
    1. a.
      [uncountable] this fish eaten as food


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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