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bone

noun [C or U] uk   /bəʊn/  us   /boʊn/
B1 any of the hard parts inside a human or animal that make up its frame: The child was so thin that you could see her bones. human/animal bonesB1 the bone in meat or fish: There's still a lot of meat left on the bone - shall I slice some off for you? I don't like fish because I hate the bones.
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bone

verb uk   /bəʊn/  us   /boʊn/

bone verb (SEX)

[I or T] offensive to have sex with someone

bone verb (FOOD)

[T] to take the bones out of something: The chef bones the fish before grilling it.
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Translations of “bone”
in Arabic عَظْم…
in Korean 뼈…
in Malaysian tulang…
in French os…
in Turkish kemik…
in Italian osso, spina…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骨,骨頭, 肉骨, 魚骨…
in Russian кость…
in Polish kość, ość…
in Vietnamese bộ xương, xương…
in Spanish hueso…
in Portuguese osso, espinha…
in Thai กระดูก…
in German der Knochen…
in Catalan os…
in Japanese 骨…
in Indonesian tulang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 骨,骨头, 肉骨, 鱼刺…
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