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'hole, deep narrow valley'
a space between two objects or two parts of an object, especially because something is missing
The neighbors' dog got in through a gap in the hedge.
a gap in the traffic
the gap between the two rows of seats
a big difference between two situations, amounts, groups of people etc
the widening gap between the rich and the poor
bridge/close/narrow the gap
reduce the amount or importance of a difference
His films attempt to bridge the gap between tradition and modernity.
The gap has narrowed to just 12 points now.
It seems that the
the difference between the amount a country imports and exports
something missing that stops something else from being good or complete
There are huge gaps in my knowledge of history.
Frank's death has left a big gap in my life.
fill/plug the gap
He filled the gap left by Hirst's retirement.
a period of time when nothing is happening, that exists between two other periods of time when something is happening
an awkward gap in the conversation
The gaps between his visits got longer and longer.
in a mountain
a low place between two higher parts of a mountain
gap in the market
a product or service that does not exist, so that there is an opportunity to develop that product or service and sell it
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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