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noun [countable]     tattoo pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a permanent picture that is drawn on a part of your body by putting ink into your skin with a needle
  2. 2
    a military event where soldiers march and perform to music
    1. a.
      a signal that tells soldiers to return to their buildings at night, played on a drum or a bugle


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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