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Definition of goldfish bowl noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    goldfish bowl

     noun
    noun
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    (also fishbowl) Animal homes
     
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  1. 1a glass bowl for keeping fish in as pets See related entries: Animal homes
  2. 2a situation in which people can see everything that happens and nothing is private Living in this goldfish bowl of publicity would crack the strongest marriage.
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