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noun [countable]     tank pronunciation in British English
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  1. 2
    a very strong military vehicle with a large gun on the top and wheels that have metal bands called tracks around them
    1. a.
      [only before noun] belonging to or connected with a military tank
  2. 3
    American informal a room in a police station where prisoners are kept
  3. 4
    Indian English an artificial lake used for supplying people with water through a system of pipes
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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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