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noun [countable] stop pronunciation in British English /stɒp/
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  1. 1
    a place where you stop on a journey
    The president’s first stop on his tour will be Honolulu.
    If you require an overnight stop near the airport, this is an ideal hotel.
    1. a.
      a period when you stop on a journey
      After a brief stop for coffee, we were on our way.
    2. b.
      a place where a bus or train stops for passengers to get on or off
      I’m getting off at the next stop.



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