pole

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'pole', 'Pole': /ˈpəʊl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/poʊl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'pole', 'Pole': (pōl)


Inflections of 'pole' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
poles
v 3rd person singular
poling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
poled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
poled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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pole

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [North, South] Pole
  2. [Earth's, the planet's] poles
  3. from pole to pole
  4. was leaning against a pole
  5. a [stripper, telephone, sign] pole
  6. [stick, hammer] poles in the ground
  7. [held, grabbed, clung] onto the poles
  8. are at opposite poles of the spectrum
  9. are poles apart on political [questions, issues]
  10. competes in pole vault
  11. pole dancing
  12. is a pole dancer
n as adj
  1. competes in pole vault
  2. pole dancing
  3. is a pole dancer
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