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noun [countable] uncle pronunciation in British English /ˈʌŋk(ə)l/
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singularuncle
pluraluncles
  1. the brother of one of your parents, or the husband of your aunt. You are his niece or nephew
    The business was owned by my uncle.
    a letter from Uncle Richard
    1. a.
      used by children in front of the name of a man who is a close friend of their parents
      How long have you known Uncle Phil and Auntie Carol?
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