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binoculars

noun [plural] uk   /bɪˈnɒk.jʊ.ləz/  us   /-ˈnɑː.kjʊ.lɚz/
a pair of tubes with glass lenses at either end that you look through to see things far away more clearly: a pair of binoculars
Translations of “binoculars”
in Arabic مِنْظار مُقَرِّب…
in Korean 쌍안경…
in Malaysian teropong binokular…
in French jumelles…
in Turkish dürbün…
in Italian binocolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙筒望遠鏡…
in Russian бинокль…
in Polish lornetka…
in Vietnamese ống nhòm…
in Spanish prismáticos…
in Portuguese binóculo…
in Thai กล้องส่องทางไกล…
in German das Fernglas…
in Catalan binocles, prismàtics…
in Japanese 双眼鏡…
in Indonesian keker, teropong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双筒镜…
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