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queue

noun [C]  us   /kju/ esp. Br
a line of people or things waiting for something: There was a long queue for tickets at the theater.
queue
verb [I]  us   /kju/
Fans queued up to buy tickets.
Translations of “queue”
in Arabic رَتْل, طابور…
in Korean 줄…
in Malaysian barisan‘…
in French file d’attente…
in Turkish kuyruk, sıra…
in Italian coda, fila…
in Chinese (Traditional) (人或車排成的)隊,隊伍,行列, (想獲取某物的)許多人…
in Russian очередь…
in Polish kolejka…
in Vietnamese hàng, lối…
in Spanish fila…
in Portuguese fila…
in Thai คิว…
in German die Schlange…
in Catalan cua…
in Japanese 列, 行列…
in Indonesian antrian…
in Chinese (Simplified) (人或车排成的)队,行列, (想获取某物的)许多人…
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