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noun wood pronunciation in British English /wʊd/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the substance that forms the main part of a tree and is used for making things such as furniture

    a piece of wood

    the polished dark wood of an antique table

    cut/chop wood:

    They stopped encouraging people to cut wood for fuel.

    Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [usually before noun] made from wood

      a wood floor

    2. b.
      [only before noun] using wood as a fuel

      a wood stove

  2. 2




    [countable] a small forest

    I often walk the dog in the woods behind our house.

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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