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cupboard

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌbəd
 
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Definition of cupboard in English:

noun

A recess or piece of furniture with a door and usually shelves, used for storage: a broom cupboard
More example sentences
  • There is a large walk-in airing cupboard and a family bathroom on this floor.
  • There is also a large built-in storage cupboard in the landing.
  • A utility room off the kitchen includes a fitted broom cupboard, floor units and stainless steel sink.

Origin

late Middle English (denoting a table or sideboard on which cups, plates, etc. were displayed): from cup + board.

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