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bowl

noun [C]  us   /boʊl/

bowl noun [C] (DISH)

a round container that is open at the top and is used esp. to hold liquids or other food, or the food it contains: a salad/soup bowl She eats a bowl of cereal every morning. A bowl is also the curved, inside part of something: a toilet bowl A bowl is also a large, circular building used esp. for sports, or a special football game played in it after the regular season has ended: the Rose Bowl

bowl

verb [I/T]  us   /boʊl/

bowl verb [I/T] (ROLL)

to roll a ball along a smooth surface during a game, especially in the game of bowling : [I] It’s your turn to bowl. [T] She bowled a strike.
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Translations of “bowl”
in Arabic وِعاء عَميق…
in Korean 그릇…
in Malaysian bola golek…
in French boule…
in Turkish çanak, kâse, kap…
in Italian scodella, ciotola, piatto fondo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 碗狀物, 碗, 缽…
in Russian миска, чаша…
in Polish miska…
in Vietnamese quả bóng bowling…
in Spanish bola…
in Portuguese tigela…
in Thai ลูกโบว์ลิ่ง…
in German die Kugel…
in Catalan bol…
in Japanese 深い鉢, スープ皿, ボウル…
in Indonesian bola boling…
in Chinese (Simplified) 碗状物, 碗, 钵…
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