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aircraft

noun [C] uk   /ˈeə.krɑːft/ us    /ˈer.kræft/ ( plural aircraft)
B2 any vehicle, with or without an engine, that can fly, such as a plane or helicopter: military aircraft
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in Korean 항공기…
in Arabic طائِرة…
in Portuguese avião, aeronave…
in Catalan avió…
in Japanese 飛行機, 航空機…
in Italian velivolo, aeromobile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 飛機, 飛行器,航空器…
in Russian самолет…
in Turkish uçabilen araç, uçak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 飞机, 飞行器,航空器…
in Polish samolot…
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