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kerb

[ kurb ]
/ kɜrb /
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noun, verb (used with object) British.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH kerb

curb, kerb
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British Dictionary definitions for kerb

kerb

US and Canadian curb

/ (kɜːb) /

noun
a line of stone or concrete forming an edge between a pavement and a roadway, so that the pavement is some 15 cm above the level of the road
verb
(tr) to provide with or enclose with a kerb

Word Origin for kerb

C17: from Old French courbe bent, from Latin curvus; see curve
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