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Main Entry: 2deal
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): dealt /primarystressdelt/; deal·ing /primarystressdemacron-lieng/
1 : to give as one's portion : DISTRIBUTE <deal out sandwiches> <deal the cards>
2 : 1GIVE 9a <dealt him a blow>
3 : to have to do : TREAT <the book deals with education>
4 : to take action <deal with offenders>
5 a : to engage in bargaining : TRADE b : to sell or distribute something as a business <deals in insurance>
- deal·er /primarystressdemacron-lschwar/ noun

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