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Definition of silverware noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    silverware

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈsɪlvəweə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪlvərwer//
     
    [uncountable] At the dining table
     
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  1. 1objects that are made of or covered with silver, especially knives, forks, dishes, etc. that are used for eating and serving food a piece of silverware See related entries: At the dining table
  2. 2(also flatware) (both North American English) (also cutlery especially in British English) knives, forks and spoons, used for eating and serving food
  3. 3(British English, informal) a silver cup that you win in a sports competition synonym trophy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: silverware

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