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A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
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  1. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
  2. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
  3. (Informal) jam session
Any serious problem
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  1. Any serious problem
  2. (Usage Problem) A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
  3. Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
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  1. A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
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  1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
To skewer or bind the wings and legs of (a fowl) before cooking
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  1. To skewer or bind the wings and legs of (a fowl) before cooking
  2. To secure or bind with ropes.
  3. To tie, bind, or bundle
To restrain in freedom of expression or action
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  1. To restrain in freedom of expression or action
  2. To fasten or connect with a shackle or shackles
  3. To put shackles on (someone); confine with shackles.
To put fetters on; shackle.
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  1. To put fetters on; shackle.
  2. To hold in check; restrain; confine
  3. To bind with fetters; shackle; chain
To remove or bind the wing feathers of a bird to prevent flight.
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  1. To remove or bind the wing feathers of a bird to prevent flight.
  2. To restrain or immobilize a person by binding the arms.
  3. To bind fast or hold down; shackle.
To tighten (an encircling cord or belt, for example).
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  1. To tighten (an encircling cord or belt, for example).
  2. To tighten an encircling band or saddle girth. Often used with up.
  3. To secure (a saddle) by means of a cinch.
To put in effect forcefully; impose
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  1. To put in effect forcefully; impose
  2. To fasten, grip, or support with or as if with a clamp.
  3. To grip, fasten, or brace with or as with a clamp
To fasten or shackle with chains
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  1. To fasten or shackle with chains
  2. To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
  3. A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
To restrain with or as if with a leash.
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  1. To restrain with or as if with a leash.
  2. To check or control by or as by a leash
  3. To attach a leash to
To become constricted.
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  1. To become constricted.
  2. To make smaller or narrower, esp. at one place, by binding, squeezing, or shrinking; contract
  3. To hold in; limit; restrict
To restrain; hamper
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  1. To restrain; hamper
  2. To restrain the action or progress of:
  3. To put manacles on (someone); restrain with manacles.
To bind with or as if with chains.
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  1. To bind with or as if with chains.
  2. To bind or hold with chains; fetter
To draw the ends of (a garment, shoe, etc.) together and fasten with a lace
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  1. To draw the ends of (a garment, shoe, etc.) together and fasten with a lace
  2. To be fastened or tied with laces or a lace.
  3. To pull or pass through; intertwine:
To hold firmly in one place or position
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  1. To hold firmly in one place or position
  2. To hold fast; immobilize:
  3. To fasten or secure with or as if with a pin or pins.
To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
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  1. To keep within certain limits; put certain limitations on; confine
  2. To keep or confine within physical limits:
  3. To prevent or prohibit beyond a certain limit or by restriction:
To hold back from action; check; suppress; curb
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  1. To hold back from action; check; suppress; curb
  2. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
  3. To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
To secure a vessel or aircraft with lines or anchors.
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  1. To secure a vessel or aircraft with lines or anchors.
  2. To provide with an abiding emotional attachment:
  3. To secure or fix firmly.
To restrain or render ineffective.
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  1. To restrain or render ineffective.
  2. To check or hinder the activities of
  3. To put handcuffs on (a person).
To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
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  1. To keep from moving or acting freely; hinder; impede; encumber
  2. To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To prevent from talking or expressing an opinion; gag
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  1. To prevent from talking or expressing an opinion; gag
  2. To restrain from expression:
  3. To put a muzzle on (an animal)
(Informal) To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
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  1. (Informal) To get (a ride) by hitchhiking:
  2. To move or raise by pulling or jerking:
  3. To fasten with a hook, knot, harness, etc.; unite; tie
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To protect or ensure the privacy or secrecy of (a telephone line, for example).
To force into heavy labor, bondage, or subjugation.
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  1. To force into heavy labor, bondage, or subjugation.
  2. To join together; bind:
  3. To fit or join with a yoke.
To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
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  1. To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
  2. To put into a stable or unalterable form:
  3. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
To sharpen (a razor, for example).
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  1. To sharpen (a razor, for example).
  2. To beat with a strap.
  3. To fasten or secure with a strap.
To fasten or confine with a tether
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  1. To fasten or confine with a tether
  2. To restrain or secure with a tether.
(Intransitive) To rain heavily.
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  1. (Intransitive) To rain heavily.
  2. To secure with ropes; to tie down
To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
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  1. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
  2. (Figuratively) To move roughly or irregularly.
  3. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
To enmesh in a fishing net.
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  1. To enmesh in a fishing net.
  2. To confine, restrain, or shackle
  3. To hinder the activity or free movement of.
To tie the four feet or the hands and feet of
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  1. To tie the four feet or the hands and feet of
  2. (Informal) To impede or disrupt in movement or action.
  3. To tie together the feet or legs of.
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To make certain; ensure:
To adhere or become legally effective, especially in connection with something or upon some event. For example, certain rights and responsibilities attach to becoming a parent.
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  1. To adhere or become legally effective, especially in connection with something or upon some event. For example, certain rights and responsibilities attach to becoming a parent.
  2. To seize or take by legal process; to carry out an attachment, for example, to attach the funds in a debtor’s bank account to pay a judgment.
  3. To appoint by authority or order
To stick fast to something; stay attached:
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  1. To stick fast to something; stay attached:
  2. To stick fast; stay attached
  3. To carry out a plan, scheme, or operation without deviation:
To legally or morally bind; to obligate.
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  1. To legally or morally bind; to obligate.
  2. To compel by moral, legal, or physical force; constrain
  3. To compel or require (someone) to do something, as by circumstance or legality:
To make (something) necessary or unavoidable; involve or imply as a necessary condition, outcome, etc.
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  1. To make (something) necessary or unavoidable; involve or imply as a necessary condition, outcome, etc.
  2. (Now Rare) To compel; require; force
To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
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  1. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
  2. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
  3. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
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  1. To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
  2. To regard and handle in a certain way. Often used with as :
  3. To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition):
To arrange or fold (something) about as cover or protection:
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  1. To arrange or fold (something) about as cover or protection:
  2. To clasp, fold, or coil about something:
  3. To enclose, especially in paper, and fasten:
To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
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  1. To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
  2. To apply a bandage to.
To become joined, formed, or combined into a unit:
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  1. To become joined, formed, or combined into a unit:
  2. To become combined or joined together; become one or as one, by adhering, associating, etc.
  3. To join and act together in a common purpose or endeavor.
To join or fasten together:
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  1. To join or fasten together:
  2. To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
  3. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate:
To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
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  1. To force (oneself) on or upon another in an annoying way
  2. To become attached, fixed, or joined:
  3. To close or join in a particular manner:
To tie or unite closely or intricately; entangle
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  1. To tie or unite closely or intricately; entangle
  2. To form a knot or knots.
  3. To tie in or fasten with a knot or knots.
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To put under restraint; tie up
To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
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  1. To fasten or secure with or as if with a cord, rope, or strap:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
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  1. To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
  2. To apply a bandage to.
To wear clothes of a certain kind or style:
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  1. To wear clothes of a certain kind or style:
  2. To decorate or adorn:
  3. To dress in formal clothes
To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
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  1. To add an electrical charge to (a battery, etc.)
  2. To load to capacity; fill:
  3. To excite; rouse:
To put in trust or charge; entrust:
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  1. To put in trust or charge; entrust:
  2. To consign for future use or for preservation:
  3. To give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign
To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
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  1. To bind by a contract, promise, sense of duty, etc.; put under obligation
  2. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
  3. Capable of existing only in a particular environment or by assuming a particular role. An obligate aerobe, such as certain bacteria, can live only in the presence of oxygen. An obligate parasite cannot survive independently of its host.
To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
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  1. To promise to join (a fraternity or similar organization).
  2. To offer or guarantee by a solemn binding promise:
  3. To accept tentative membership in (a fraternity, etc.)
To take in as a member or branch
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  1. To take in as a member or branch
  2. To connect or associate (oneself) with an organization, movement, etc.
  3. To associate oneself; join
To become allied
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  1. To become allied
  2. To unite or connect in a personal relationship, as in friendship or marriage.
  3. To unite or associate for a specific purpose, as families by marriage, nations by treaty, or companies by agreement
(Intransitive) To join in or form a league, union, or association.
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  1. (Intransitive) To join in or form a league, union, or association.
  2. To join as a partner, ally, or friend.
  3. To join together; connect; combine
To harvest and thresh with a combine
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  1. To harvest and thresh with a combine
  2. To join together for a common purpose.
  3. To come or bring into union; act or mix together; unite; join
To join or become joined together; unite.
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  1. To join or become joined together; unite.
To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
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  1. To join or fasten (two things together, or one thing with or to another); link; couple
  2. To establish a rapport or relationship; relate:
  3. To join or be joined
To make into one; unite
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  1. To make into one; unite
  2. To put or bring together; connect; fasten
  3. To come into the company of:
To be or become joined together physically:
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  1. To be or become joined together physically:
  2. To connect, relate, or associate:
  3. To join together with or as with a link or links
To have or establish a social relationship; interact:
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  1. To have or establish a social relationship; interact:
  2. To give an account of (an occurrence, for example); narrate.
  3. To connect or associate, as in thought or meaning; show as having to do with; show a relation between
An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function:
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  1. An area of a public place, such as a courtroom or stadium, marked off and restricted for use by persons performing a specific function:
  2. A slap or blow with the hand or fist:
  3. (Chiefly British) A small country house used as a sporting lodge:
Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
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  1. Something used to form, mark, protect, or decorate a corner
  2. A threatening or embarrassing position from which escape is difficult:
  3. (--- Baseball) Either side of home plate, toward or away from the batter.
Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
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  1. Waters suitable for deep-draft ships, especially ocean-going.
  2. (Idiomatic) A difficult or embarrassing situation.
A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
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  1. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
  2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
  3. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
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  1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
  2. Any serious problem
  3. Any situation in which one must choose between unpleasant alternatives
The Pennsylvania Dutch.
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  1. The Pennsylvania Dutch.
  2. The people of the Netherlands.
  3. The official West Germanic language of the Netherlands and one of the official languages of Belgium.
A clear determination or understanding:
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  1. A clear determination or understanding:
  2. An instance of arranging a special consideration, such as an exemption from a requirement, or an improper or illegal outcome, especially by means of bribery.
  3. To kill and preserve a tissue specimen rapidly to retain as nearly as possible the characteristics it had in the living body.
A small, dingy, squalid place; any dirty, badly lighted room, house, etc.
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  1. A small, dingy, squalid place; any dirty, badly lighted room, house, etc.
  2. (Physics) A vacant position in an atom left by the absence of a valence electron, especially a position in a semiconductor that acts as a carrier of positive electric charge.
  3. A gap, usually the valence band of an insulator or semiconductor, that would normally be filled with one electron. If an electron accelerated by a voltage moves into a gap, it leaves a gap behind it, and in this way the hole itself appears to move through the substance. Even though holes are in fact the absence of a negatively charged particle (an electron), they can be treated theoretically as positively charged particles, whose motion gives rise to electric current.
(Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
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  1. (Informal) An area of actual or potential trouble or violence
  2. Any place regarded as a center for a specified activity or interest
  3. A volcanic area that forms as a tectonic plate moves over a point heated from deep within the Earth's mantle. The source of the heat is thought to be the decay of radioactive elements. The Hawaiian Islands formed as a series of hot spots.
Trouble; difficulty:
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  1. Trouble; difficulty:
  2. Used other than as an idiom: see hot,‎ water.
  3. (Informal) Trouble; difficulty
A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
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  1. A crush or congestion of people or things in a limited space:
  2. A food made by boiling fruit with sugar to a thick mixture
  3. A group of persons or things so close together as to jam a passageway, etc.
A solemn pledge, as of faith.
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  1. A solemn pledge, as of faith.
  2. A condition or state of affairs; esp., now, an awkward, sad, or dangerous situation
  3. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
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  1. (Archaic) category
  2. (Logic) One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
  3. A condition or situation, now specif. one that is difficult, unpleasant, embarrassing, or, sometimes, comical
Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
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  1. Wet, boggy ground, yielding under the foot
  2. A difficult or inextricable position
  3. (Figuratively) A perilous, mixed up and troubled situation; a hopeless tangle; a predicament.
An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
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  1. An embarrassing or difficult predicament.
  2. A fight or conflict
  3. A disagreeable or embarrassing situation; predicament, esp. when caused by one's own conduct
(Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
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  1. (Slang) Something having the appearance or a consistency suggestive of soup, especially:
  2. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
  3. A liquid food, with or without solid particles, made by cooking meat, vegetables, fish, etc. in water, milk, or the like
Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
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  1. Effort, especially when inconvenient or bothersome:
  2. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
  3. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
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  1. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
  2. A chemical bath used to clear metal of scale, preserve wood, etc.
  3. (Scotland) A bit, small quantity
A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
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  1. A small area of different color or texture from the main area of which it is a part; often, a mark made by some foreign matter; stain, blot, speck, patch, etc.
  2. The number of points, etc. assigned by gamblers to one side in a contest, in an attempt to equalize betting on both sides
  3. (Informal) A spot advertisement or announcement
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