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Main Entry: 1anĚchor
Pronunciation: primarystressaeng-kschwar
Function: noun
1 : a device usually of metal that is attached to a boat or ship by a cable and that when thrown overboard digs into the earth and holds the boat or ship in place
2 : something that serves to hold an object firmly or that gives a feeling of stability <the anchor of a bridge>
3 : ANCHORPERSON
[anchor illustration]

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