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shepherd

noun [C]  us   /ˈʃep·ərd/ (female shepherdess,  /ˈʃep·ərd·əs/ )
a person who takes care of sheep

shepherd

verb [T always + adv/prep]  us   /ˈʃep·ərd/
to move and care for sheep, or to lead people somewhere: Visitors are shepherded through the mansion by volunteers. Roberti shepherded the legislation through Congress (= made sure it was approved).
Translations of “shepherd”
in Arabic راعٍ…
in Korean 양치기…
in Malaysian gembala…
in French berger/-ère…
in Turkish çoban…
in Italian pastore, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧羊人…
in Russian пастух…
in Polish pasterz…
in Vietnamese người chăn cừu…
in Spanish pastor, pastora…
in Portuguese pastor, -ora…
in Thai คนเลี้ยงแกะ…
in German der/die Schäfer(in)…
in Catalan pastor, -a…
in Japanese 羊飼い…
in Indonesian penggembala…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧羊人,羊倌…
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