fort

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfɔːrt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɔrt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fôrt, fōrt)


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fort

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. stationed at a military fort
  2. man a military fort
  3. [take, destroy, invade] a military fort
  4. the fort that guards the [city, town, gold]
  5. the [kids, children] built a [snow, pillow] fort
  6. used to love to build forts (as a kid)
  7. the fort fell [over, down]
  8. the fort collapsed
  9. idiom: hold (down) the fort until we [get there, arrive]
  10. idiom: hold (down) the fort until further [notice, instructions]
  11. idiom: will be holding down the fort while (the family's away)
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