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sleep

noun [U]  us   /slip/
the resting state in which the body is not active and the mind is unconscious: I usually sit up in bed and watch the TV news before going to sleep.

sleep

verb [I/T]  us   /slip/ (past tense and past participle slept  /slept/ )
to be in a resting state in which the body is not active and the mind is unconscious: [I] I was too excited to sleep much that night. [T] The boat sleeps four (= has space for four people to sleep) comfortably.
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Translations of “sleep”
in Arabic يَنام…
in Korean 자다…
in Malaysian tidur…
in French dormir…
in Turkish uyumak…
in Italian dormire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡覺, 睡覺,睡眠, 一段時間的睡眠…
in Russian спать…
in Polish spać…
in Vietnamese ngủ…
in Spanish dormir…
in Portuguese dormir…
in Thai หลับ…
in German schlafen…
in Catalan dormir…
in Japanese 眠る, 寝る…
in Indonesian tidur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉, 睡觉,睡眠, 一段时间的睡眠…
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