parachute

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1 parachute /ˈperəˌʃuːt/ noun
plural parachutes
1 parachute
/ˈperəˌʃuːt/
noun
plural parachutes
Learner's definition of PARACHUTE
[count]
: a piece of equipment usually made of cloth that is fastened to people or things and that allows them to fall slowly and land safely after they have jumped or been dropped from an aircraft
often used before another noun see also golden parachute
2 parachute /ˈperəˌʃuːt/ verb
parachutes; parachuted; parachuting
2 parachute
/ˈperəˌʃuːt/
verb
parachutes; parachuted; parachuting
Learner's definition of PARACHUTE
always followed by an adverb or preposition
[no object] : to jump from an aircraft using a parachute
[+ object] : to drop (someone or something) from an aircraft using a parachute