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pronunciation:
laep
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the front of the human body from the waist to the knees when one is in a sitting position, or the portion of one's clothing that covers this part of the body.
My aunt was rarely seen without a basket of knitting in her lap.When the cat jumped away, he saw that his lap was covered in hair.
similar words:
knees, thighs
definition 2: an area of responsibility or a capacity for giving care or exercising control or authority.
nestled in the lap of NatureI'm putting these decisions in your lap.
synonyms:
charge
similar words:
control, duty, jurisdiction, responsibility, sphere
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