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sack

noun [C]  us   /sæk/

sack noun [C] (BAG)

a bag, or the amount contained in a bag: plastic sacks a sack of flour

sack

verb [T]  us   /sæk/

sack verb [T] (FOOTBALL)

(in football) to bring the other team’s quarterback to the ground before he can complete a play

sack verb [T] (STEAL)

to steal all the valuable things from a place and destroy it, usually during a war: Villages were sacked and burned by the raiders.
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Translations of “sack”
in Arabic جِوال, زَكيبة…
in Korean 부대자루…
in Malaysian pundi, kantung…
in French sac…
in Turkish çuval, büyük torba…
in Italian sacco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
in Russian мешок…
in Polish worek…
in Vietnamese bao tải…
in Spanish saco…
in Portuguese saco…
in Thai กระสอบ…
in German der Sack…
in Catalan sac…
in Japanese ずだ袋, 大袋…
in Indonesian karung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
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