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ice skate

noun [C usually pl]  /ˈɑɪs ˌskeɪt/ us  
a special shoe with a metal blade attached to the bottom that you wear to slide over ice
ice skating
noun [U]  /ˈɑɪs ˌskeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/ us  
ice-skate
verb [I]  /ˈɑɪs·skeɪt/ us  
Vivian loves to ice-skate.
Translations of “ice skate”
in Korean 아이스 스케이트…
in Arabic مِزْلَج…
in Portuguese patim de esqui…
in Catalan patí de gel…
in Japanese (アイス)スケート靴…
in Italian pattino da ghiaccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 溜冰鞋…
in Russian конек (для катания на льду)…
in Turkish buz pateni…
in Chinese (Simplified) 溜冰鞋…
in Polish jeździć na łyżwach…
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