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appliancenoun [C]

 us   /əˈplɑɪ·əns/
a device, machine, or piece of equipment, esp. an electrical one that is used in the home, such as a refrigerator or washing machine: electrical/home/household/kitchen appliances
Translations of “appliance”
in Korean 기기…
in Arabic جِهاز…
in Portuguese eletrodoméstico, aparelho elétrico…
in Catalan electrodomèstic…
in Japanese 電化製品, 電気器具…
in Italian elettrodomestico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置,器械, (尤指)家用電器…
in Russian бытовой прибор…
in Turkish elektrikli alet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置,器械, (尤指)家用电器…
in Polish urządzenie…
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