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noun [countable] square pronunciation in British English /skweə(r)/
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  1. 1
    a shape with four straight sides of equal length and four corners called right angles
    The garden has flower beds that form a perfect square.
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    1. a.
      a piece of something shaped like a square
      Cut the fabric into squares.
      a square of carpet/fabric/glass
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  2. 2
    an open area of land in the shape of a square, usually with buildings around it. ‘Squareis often used in the names of roads and can be written Sq
    There are one or two good hotels in the main square.
    They have an office in Soho Square.
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