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noun type pronunciation in British English /taɪp/
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pluraltypes
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  1. 1
    [countable] a group of people or things with similar qualities or features that make them different from other groups
    type of: What type of dog have you got?
    a local builder who does all types of building work
    I won’t tolerate this type of behaviour from my students.
    of this type: It’s a good price for a bike of this type.
    all types of someone/something: We provide advice to all types of businesses.
  2. 2
    [countable] someone with particular interests or qualities
    I’m not really a sporty type.
    All her friends are really arty types.
    Sam isn’t the romantic type.
  3. 3
    [uncountable] letters printed in a book, magazine, or newspaper, or typed using a keyboard
    Use bold type for the title.
    The book is produced in large type and on thick paper.

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