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noise

noun [C/U]  us   /nɔɪz/
(a) sound, esp. when it is unwanted, unpleasant, or loud: [U] I heard background noise on the phone line. [C] If the washing machine gets out of balance, it makes a horrible noise.
noisy
adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /ˈnɔɪ·zi/
The garbage truck is so noisy it wakes me up in the morning.
Translations of “noise”
in Arabic ضَجيج…
in Korean 소음…
in Malaysian bunyi, bising…
in French bruit…
in Turkish gürültü, ses…
in Italian rumore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 噪聲, 雜音…
in Russian шум…
in Polish hałas, odgłos, dźwięk…
in Vietnamese tiếng ồn ào, tiếng om sòm…
in Spanish ruido, sonido…
in Portuguese barulho, ruído…
in Thai เสียง, เสียงดัง…
in German das Geräusch, der Lärm…
in Catalan soroll…
in Japanese 騒音, 雑音…
in Indonesian bunyi, kebisingan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 噪声, 杂音…
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