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aeroplane

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.rə.pleɪn/  us   /ˈer-/ UK (US airplane)
A2 a vehicle designed for air travel that has wings and one or more engines: She has her own private aeroplane.
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in Arabic طائرة…
in Korean 항공기…
in Malaysian kapal terbang…
in French avion…
in Turkish uçak…
in Italian aeroplano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛機…
in Russian самолет…
in Polish samolot…
in Vietnamese máy bay…
in Spanish avión…
in Portuguese avião…
in Thai เครื่องบิน…
in German das Flugzeug…
in Catalan avió…
in Japanese 飛行機, 航空機…
in Indonesian pesawat terbang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞机…
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