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o·val / ˈōvəl/ • adj. having a rounded and slightly elongated outline or shape, like that of an egg: her smooth oval face the game with the oval ball.• n. a body, object, or design with such a shape or outline: cut out two small ovals from the felt. ∎  an oval playing field or racing track.DERIVATIVES: o·val·i·ty / ōˈvalitē/ n.o·val·ness n.

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