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backpack

noun [C]  us   /ˈbækˌpæk/ (short form pack)
a bag carried on the back, usually of cloth with many pockets and straps that go over your shoulders, used to carry things

backpack

verb [I]  us   /ˈbæk·pæk/
to walk long distances, carrying your things in a backpack: We backpacked through the Colorado Rockies last summer.
backpacker
noun [C]  us   /ˈbæk·pæk·ər/
A line of backpackers passed us on the trail.
Translations of “backpack”
in Korean 배낭…
in Arabic حَقيْبة الظَّهْر…
in Portuguese mochila…
in Catalan motxilla…
in Japanese リュックサック, バックパック…
in Italian fagotto, zaino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 旅行包,背包…
in Russian рюкзак…
in Turkish sırt çantası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 旅行包,背包…
in Polish plecak…
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