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blinkverb

uk   us   /blɪŋk/
B2 [I or T] When you blink, you close and then open your eyes quickly once or several times, and when an eye blinks, it does this: You've got something in your eye - try blinking a few times. [I] literary If a light blinks, it flashes on and off.
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blinknoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /blɪŋk/
the act of blinking
Translations of “blink”
in Arabic يَطْرِف…
in Korean 눈을 깜빡이다…
in Malaysian kelip mata…
in French cligner des yeux…
in Turkish hızlıca göz kırpmak, hızlı yanıp sönmek…
in Italian battere le palpebre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眨(眼睛), (光)閃爍…
in Russian моргать, мигать…
in Polish mrugać, migać, błyskać…
in Vietnamese chớp mắt…
in Spanish parpadear, pestañear…
in Portuguese piscar…
in Thai กะพริบตา…
in German blinzeln…
in Catalan parpellejar…
in Japanese まばたきする…
in Indonesian mengejapkan mata…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眨(眼睛), (光)闪烁…
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