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1 dam /ˈdæm/ noun
plural dams
1 dam
/ˈdæm/
noun
plural dams
Learner's definition of DAM
[count]
: a structure that is built across a river or stream to stop water from flowing
compare 3dam
2 dam /ˈdæm/ verb
dams; dammed; damming
2 dam
/ˈdæm/
verb
dams; dammed; damming
Learner's definition of DAM
[+ object]
: to build a dam across (a river or stream) often + up
3 dam /ˈdæm/ noun
plural dams
3 dam
/ˈdæm/
noun
plural dams
Learner's definition of DAM
[count] technical
: the female parent of some animals (such as horses) compare 1sire
compare 1dam
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