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nose

noun [C]  /noʊz/ us  

nose noun [C] (BODY PART)

the part of the face above the mouth through which a person or animal breathes and smells: He fractured a wrist and broke his nose in a fall. I have a runny nose (= liquid coming out of the nose). She blew her nose (= breathed out through the nose to clear it).

nose noun [C] (FRONT)

the front of a vehicle, esp. an aircraft or spacecraft

nose

verb  /noʊz/ us  

nose verb (SEARCH)

[I always + adv/prep] infml to look around or search in order to discover something, esp. something that other people do not want you to find: I don’t want you nosing around in my closet.

nose verb (MOVE FORWARD)

[always + adv/prep] to move forward slowly and carefully: [I] The car nosed out into traffic.
Translations of “nose”
in Korean 코…
in Arabic أنْف…
in French nez, odorat…
in Turkish burun…
in Italian naso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 鼻,鼻子, (葡萄酒的)氣味,香味…
in Russian нос…
in Polish nos…
in Spanish nariz, hocico, olfato…
in Portuguese nariz…
in German die Nase, die Spitze…
in Catalan nas…
in Japanese 鼻…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 鼻,鼻子, (葡萄酒的)气味,香味…
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