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1leaf/ˈliːf/noun
pluralleaves/ˈliːvz/
1leaf
/ˈliːf/
noun
pluralleaves/ˈliːvz/
Learner's definition of LEAF  
: one of the flat and typically green parts of a plant that grow from a stem or twig
[count]
[noncount]
— see color picture on this page
[count]  : a sheet of paper in a book : page — usually used figuratively
— see also flyleaf, loose-leaf
[count]  : a part that can be added to or removed from a table to change the size of its top surface
[noncount]  : a very thin sheet of metal (such as gold or silver) that is used to decorate something

turn over a new leaf

: to start behaving or living in a different and better way

— leafless

/ˈliːfləs/adjective

— leaflike

/ˈliːfˌlaɪk/adjective
2leaf/ˈliːf/verb
leafsleafedleafing
2leaf
/ˈliːf/
verb
leafsleafedleafing
Learner's definition of LEAF  

leaf out

[phrasal verb]US, of a tree
: to produce leaves

leaf through

[phrasal verb]
leaf through (something) 
: to turn the pages of (a book, a magazine, etc.)
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