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noun shower pronunciation in British English /ˈʃaʊə(r)/
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pluralshowers
  1. 1
    [countable] a piece of equipment that produces a flow of water that you stand under to wash your body
    The shower isn’t working.
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    1. a.
      a small room or area with a shower
      in the shower (=washing yourself under a shower): Is Sue still in the shower?
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    2. b.
      the activity of washing yourself by standing under a shower
      have a shower: I’m going to have a nice hot shower and go to bed.
  2. 2
    [countable] a short period when it rains or snows
    Tonight there’s a 50% chance of showers.
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  3. 3
    [countable] a large number of things moving through the air or falling together
    A log in the fire broke, sending out a shower of sparks.
    A shower of dust fell from the roof.
  4. 5
    [singular] British informal a group of people who you do not like or respect

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