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noun [countable] stump pronunciation in British English /stʌmp/
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  1. 1
    the part of a tree that is left above the ground after it has been cut through near the base

    Nothing remained of the forest but tree stumps.

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  2. 2
    the remaining part of someone’s arm, leg, or finger after the rest is cut off
  3. 3
    one of the three sticks behind the batsman in cricket. If the ball hits them, the batsman must stop playing.
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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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