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couch

noun [C]  /kɑʊtʃ/ us  

couch noun [C] (SEAT)

a piece of furniture with a back and usually arms, that two or more people can sit on at once; a sofa

couch

verb [T]  /kɑʊtʃ/ us  

couch verb [T] (EXPRESS)

to express something in a particular way, esp. in order not to upset or anger the person addressed: They want to couch their response in diplomatic, not threatening, terms.
Translations of “couch”
in Korean 긴 의자…
in Arabic أريكة…
in French canapé…
in Turkish kanepe, divan…
in Italian divano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 座, 沙發…
in Russian диван…
in Polish sofa, kanapa…
in Spanish sofá, canapé…
in Portuguese sofá…
in German die Couch…
in Catalan sofà…
in Japanese ソファー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 座, 沙发…
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