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propprop2 noun [countable]  1 SUPPORT/HOLD UPan object placed under or against something to hold it in a particular position2 APTAMF[usually plural] a small object such as a book, weapon etc, used by actors in a play or film Anna looks after costumes and props. stage props3 HELPsomething or someone that helps you to feel strong She was becoming an emotional prop for him.4 informalTTA a propeller5 (also prop forward) one of the players in a rugby team, who is large and strong and holds up the scrum
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propThe days of buying politicians and pimping ballot props are over because the public has wised up.Low interest rates are the stock market's most important prop.Salford prop David Young has been appointed to lead the side in the absence of Davies.And Lewis was such a tremendous stage prop.The clothes lines were taken down and rolled up by the dustbins, together with the props.