tower

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtaʊər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtaʊɚ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(Structure touər; tōər for towing)


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tower

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [clock, watch, control, castle, television, church] tower
  2. a [CD, DVD, computer] tower
  3. a [tall, high-rise, glass] tower
  4. [an office, a residential] tower
  5. the clock tower
  6. the Tower of [London, Pisa]
  7. the [Eiffel] Tower
  8. [build, design, construct] a tower
  9. [built, made] a tower out of [blocks, bricks]
  10. knock down a tower
  11. knock the tower down
  12. historical: [was, were] sent to the Tower
  13. the tallest tower in [the world, the USA, Europe]
  14. a tower of [garbage, dishes, waste]
  15. a tower of a man
  16. has been a tower of strength (to me)
  17. sitting in their ivory towers
n as adj
  1. Tower Bridge (in London)
v
  1. towered (high) above the [town, child]
  2. towering over the [town]
  3. the [building, tree, man, mountain] towered (above us)
  4. towered up [above, against, over]
  5. his achievements tower [over, above]
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