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    the highest place, point, part, or surface of something

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      a flat surface, especially the flat upper surface of a piece of furniture

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    a lid or cover for a container

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      a cover for a pen

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    British the part of something such as a street that is farthest away from you

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    the leaves on some vegetables, for example onions

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    informal the beginning of an activity, especially a performance of something

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food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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