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trap

noun [C]  /træp/ us  

trap noun [C] (DEVICE FOR CATCHING)

a device or hole for catching and holding things: A bear was caught in the trap. A trap is also a bad situation from which it is difficult or impossible to escape: Simply by answering the letter, Robin had fallen into a trap.

trap noun [C] (MOUTH)

slang a mouth: Oh, shut your trap!
trap
verb [T]  /træp/ (-pp-) us  
Morrison was trapped by the fire.
Translations of “trap”
in Korean 덫…
in Arabic فَخّ…
in French piège…
in Turkish tuzak, kapan, kurtulması zor ve tehlikeli durum…
in Italian trappola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夾子…
in Russian ловушка, капкан…
in Polish pułapka…
in Spanish trampa…
in Portuguese armadilha, cilada…
in German die Falle…
in Catalan trampa…
in Japanese わな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夹子…
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