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tower

noun [C]  us   /ˈtɑʊ·ər/
a tall, narrow structure that either forms part of a building or stands alone: a clock tower A tower is also a tall, usually metal structure used for broadcasting: a television tower

tower

verb [I always + adv/prep]  us   /ˈtɑʊ·ər/
to appear very tall or large, or to be much taller than something else: As we drove on, the Rocky Mountains towered before us. Although he’s only 14, David towers over his mother.
Translations of “tower”
in Arabic بُرْج…
in Korean 탑…
in Malaysian menara…
in French tour…
in Turkish kule…
in Italian torre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塔, 建築物的塔形部分, 塔樓,高樓…
in Russian башня…
in Polish wieża…
in Vietnamese tháp…
in Spanish torre…
in Portuguese torre…
in Thai ตึกสูง, หอคอย…
in German der Turm…
in Catalan torre…
in Japanese 塔…
in Indonesian menara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塔, 建筑物的塔形部分, 塔楼,高楼…
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