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can

3 verb
     
Related topics: Food
can3 past tense and past participle canned, present participle canning [transitive] American English
1DF to preserve food by putting it into a metal container from which all the air is removed [= tin BrE; ↪ canned]
2 informal to dismiss someone from a job [= sack]
3

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spoken used to tell someone to stop talking or making a noise

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