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Noun
A container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid
“A ripening banana put in a lidded box with green tomatoes turns them red.”
Noun
A slap with the hand on the side of a person's head
“She gave him a box on the ear.”
Noun
An electronic device with a screen and speakers that reproduces images and sound
“… would you switch on the box so that we can watch the news?”
Noun
A difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
“… with our new home still unfinished, and the buyers of our condo eager to move in, we were in a real box.”
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Noun
“She left her purse in a telephone box.”
Verb
Put in or provide with a box
“No longer will they have to wear rubber gloves to rummage through a bin liner, now it will be clean and dry and boxed up for them.”
Verb
Punch competitively
“He boxed both my ears and stalked out.”
Verb
Fight an opponent using one's fists; compete in the sport of boxing
“He continued to box after losing to him, but he never fully recovered.”
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