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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 Korean 쌍안경…
in Arabic مِنْظار مُقَرِّب…
in French jumelles…
in Turkish dürbün…
in Italian binocolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雙筒望遠鏡…
in Russian бинокль…
in Polish lornetka…
in Spanish prismáticos…
in Portuguese binóculo…
in German das Fernglas…
in Catalan binocles, prismàtics…
in Japanese 双眼鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 双筒镜…
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