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runner

noun  us   /ˈrʌn·ər/

runner noun (BLADE)

[C] a long, narrow blade designed to slide over ice easily, fixed to the bottom of skates (= a type of boot) or snow vehicles

runner noun (SHOE)

Translations of “runner”
in Korean 주자…
in Arabic عَدّاء…
in Portuguese corredor, -ora…
in Catalan corredor, -a…
in Japanese 走者, ランナー…
in Italian corridore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 奔跑, 奔跑的人, (尤指)參加賽跑的人…
in Russian бегун…
in Turkish koşucu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 奔跑, 奔跑的人, (尤指)参加赛跑的人…
in Polish biegacz/ka…
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