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noun [countable]     roof pronunciation in British English
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pluralroofs or rooves
  1. 1
    the top outer part of a building

    The roof is leaking again.

    a thatched roof (=made of straw)

    1. a.
      the top outer part of a temporary structure

      Rain pattered on the roof of the tent.

    2. b.
      the top outer part of a vehicle

      One man had climbed onto the roof of his car.

  2. 3
    the hard top part of the inside of your mouth
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