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pen palnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpen ˌpæl/
someone with whom you exchange letters as a hobby, esp. someone in another country
Translations of “pen pal”
in Korean 펜팔…
in Arabic صَديق بِالمُراسَلة…
in Portuguese amigo, -a por correspondência…
in Catalan amic, -iga per correspondència…
in Japanese ペンパル, 文通友達…
in Italian amico, -a per corrispondenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筆友…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笔友…
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