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1## shape

HM having four straight equal sides and 90º angles at the corners :

a large square room

2## angle

HM forming a 90º angle, or being close to or similar to a 90º angle :

square corners

3## square metre/mile etc

TM an area of measurement equal to a square with sides a metre long, a mile long etc :

about four square metres of ground

4## 5 feet/2 metres etc square

TM having the shape of a square with sides that are 5 feet, 2 metres etc long :

The room is six metres square.

5## level

[not before noun] parallel with a straight line

7## body

if someone's body or a part of their body is square, it looks broad and strong :

a square jaw

8## all square

British English to have the same number of points as your opponent in a competition :

The teams were all square at the end of the first half.

11## boring

informal someone who is square is boring and old-fashioned

12## a square peg in a round hole

informal someone who is in a job or situation that is not suitable for them

Definition of square from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

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math
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