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noun stick pronunciation in British English /stɪk/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable] a thin piece of wood that has been broken or cut from a tree

    I went out to find some sticks for a fire.

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  2. 2
    [countable] a long thin piece of something

    a stick of celery

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    See also  French stick
  3. 4
    [uncountable] British informal criticism
    give someone stick (for something):

    They gave me a lot of stick for missing such an easy shot.

    get/take stick (from someone):

    We're taking a lot of stick for our decision.



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