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desk

noun [C]  us   /desk/

desk noun [C] (TABLE)

a type of table for working at, usually one with drawers: Tommy sits at the desk in front of me in English.

desk noun [C] (SERVICE AREA)

a place where you can get information or service, esp. in a hotel, airport, or large store: The woman at the front desk was very helpful.
Translations of “desk”
in Arabic مَكْتَب…
in Korean 책상…
in Malaysian meja…
in French bureau…
in Turkish masa…
in Italian scrivania…
in Chinese (Traditional) 桌子, (常指帶抽屜的)書桌,辦公桌,寫字枱…
in Russian письменный стол…
in Polish biurko…
in Vietnamese bàn viết…
in Spanish escritorio, pupitre, mostrador…
in Portuguese mesa de escritório, carteira…
in Thai โต๊ะ…
in German der Schreibtisch…
in Catalan taula (de treball)…
in Japanese 机…
in Indonesian meja tulis…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桌子, (常指带抽屉的)书桌,办公桌,写字台…
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