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hide-and-seek

noun [U] /ˈhɑɪd·ənˈsik/
a game in which several children hide while one child counts to a particular number without watching the others and then tries to find them
Translations of “hide-and-seek”
in Korean 숨바꼭질…
in Arabic لُعْبَة الغُمِّيْضة…
in Portuguese esconde-esconde…
in Catalan fet a amagar…
in Japanese かくれんぼ…
in Italian nascondino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捉迷藏遊戲…
in Russian (игра в) прятки…
in Turkish saklambaç oyunu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 捉迷藏游戏…
in Polish (zabawa w) chowanego…
(Definition of hide-and-seek from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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