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does

1
[ dohz ]
/ doʊz /
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noun
a plural of doe.

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Other definitions for does (2 of 2)

does2
[ duhz ]
/ dʌz /

verb
a third person singular present indicative of do1.
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British Dictionary definitions for does (1 of 2)

does1
/ (dʌz) /

verb
(used with a singular noun or the pronouns he, she, or it) a form of the present tense (indicative mood) of do 1

British Dictionary definitions for does (2 of 2)

does2
/ (dʊəs) /

noun
Southern African taboo, slang a foolish or despicable person

Word Origin for does

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