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bolster

verb [T]  us   /ˈboʊl·stər/

bolster verb [T] (SUPPORT)

to support something, or make something stronger: The UN is sending more troops to bolster the peacekeepers.

bolster

noun [C]  us   /ˈboʊl·stər/

bolster noun [C] (OBJECT ON BED)

a long pillow (= cloth bag filled with material), usually shaped like a tube
Translations of “bolster”
in Vietnamese gối ôm…
in Spanish travesaño…
in Thai หมอนยาวทรงกระบอก…
in Malaysian bantal peluk…
in French traversin…
in German das Polster…
in Chinese (Traditional) 支撐, 加固, 提高,改善…
in Indonesian bantal panjang…
in Russian укреплять…
in Turkish desteklemek, geliştirmek, yüreklendirmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支撑, 加固, 提高,改善…
in Polish podbudowywać, umacniać…
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