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bench

bench

 
 
pronunciation:
bench
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a seat, often without a back, that is long enough for two or more people.
 
definition 2: a worktable, often with space for tools.
definition 3: the seat of a judge, or the office of judges collectively.
a member of the bench
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: benched, benches, benching
definition 1: to furnish with benches.
definition 2: to seat on a bench.
definition 3: to remove from or prevent from playing in a sports contest.
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  law, sport, tool