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spawn

noun [U]  us   /spɔn/
the eggs of fish

spawn

verb [I/T]  us   /spɔn/
(esp. of fish) to lay eggs: [I] Salmon swim up rivers and streams to spawn. [T] fig. Generous loans have spawned hundreds of small businesses (= caused them to be started).
Translations of “spawn”
in Vietnamese trứng cá, ếch……
in Spanish huevas…
in Thai ไข่ปลา, ไข่กบ…
in Malaysian telur…
in French oeufs…
in German der Laich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 卵, (魚、青蛙等的)卵…
in Indonesian telur ikan, telur kodok…
in Russian порождать…
in Turkish neden olmak, yol açmak, ...ı/i doğurmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卵, (鱼、青蛙等的)卵…
in Polish doprowadzać do powstania…
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