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Pronunciation of Deals: Learn how to pronounce Deals in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word deal:

verb (past and past participle dealt /dɛlt/)
1 [with object] distribute (cards) in an orderly rotation to players for a game or round:
the cards were dealt for the last hand
[with two objects]: figurative
fate dealt her a different hand
[no object]:
he shuffled and dealt
(deal someone in) include a new player in a card game by giving them cards.
distribute or mete out (something) to a person or group:
the punishments dealt out to the rioters were hideous
2 [no object] take part in commercial trading of a particular commodity:
directors were prohibited from dealing in the company’s shares
be concerned with:
journalism that deals in small-town chit-chat
informal buy and sell illegal drugs:
you are suspected of dealing in drugs
[with object]:
many of the men are dealing drugs
3 [no object] (deal with) take measures concerning (someone or something), especially with the intention of putting something right:
the government had been unable to deal with the economic crisis
cope with or control (a difficult person or situation):
you’ll have to find a way of dealing with those feelings
[with adverbial] treat (someone) in a particular way:
life had dealt very harshly with her
have commercial relations with:
the bank deals directly with the private sector
have as a subject; discuss:
the novel deals with several different topics
4 [with two objects] inflict (a blow) on (someone or something):
hopes of an economic recovery were dealt another blow
1an agreement entered into by two or more parties for their mutual benefit, especially in a business or political context:
the government was ready to do a deal with the opposition
[with adjective] a particular form of treatment given or received:
working mothers get a bad deal
2 [in singular] the process of distributing the cards to players in a card game:
after the deal, players A and B stay out
a player’s turn to distribute cards:
‘Time for one more game.’ ‘All right. Whose deal?’
the round of play following a distribution of cards.
the set of hands dealt to the players.

a big deal

[usually with negative] a thing considered important:
they don’t make a big deal out of minor irritations
(big deal) used to express one’s contempt for something regarded as impressive or important by another person:
‘I’ll give you an allowance,’ he said. ‘Big deal,’ she thought
a deal of

dated a large amount of:
he lost a deal of blood
a good (or great) deal

a large amount:
I don’t know a great deal about politics
to a considerable extent:
she had got to know him a good deal better
a square deal

a fair arrangement:
the workers feel they are not getting a square deal
it’s a deal

informal used to express one’s assent to an agreement:
‘It’s a deal,’ he said, smiling with satisfaction

Old English dǣlan ‘divide’, ‘participate’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch deel and German Teil ‘part’ (noun), also to dole1. The sense ‘divide’ gave rise to ‘distribute’, hence deal1 (sense 1 of the verb), deal1 (sense 4 of the verb); the sense ‘participate’ gave rise to ‘have dealings with’, hence deal1 (sense 2 of the verb), deal1 (sense 3 of the verb)