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1 arch /ˈɑɚtʃ/ noun
plural arches
1 arch
/ˈɑɚtʃ/
noun
plural arches
Learner's definition of ARCH
[count]
: a usually curved part of a structure that is over an opening and that supports a wall or other weight above the opening
: the raised area on the bottom of the foot that is formed by a curved section of bones see picture at foot
: something that has a curved shape
2 arch /ˈɑɚtʃ/ verb
arches; arched; arching
2 arch
/ˈɑɚtʃ/
verb
arches; arched; arching
Learner's definition of ARCH
: to bend into the shape of an arch : curve
[+ object]
[no object]

— arched

adjective
3 arch /ˈɑɚtʃ/ adjective
3 arch
/ˈɑɚtʃ/
adjective
Learner's definition of ARCH
: having or showing an amused feeling of being superior to or knowing more than other people

— archly

adverb

— archness

noun [noncount]
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