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cave

noun [C] uk   us   /keɪv/
B1 a large hole in the side of a hill, cliff, or mountain, or one that is underground
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cave

verb [I]
informal (also cave in) to agree to something that you would not agree to before, after someone has persuaded you or threatened you: After protests from customers, the company caved and removed the item from its stores. I knew he'd cave if they offered him more money.
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Translations of “cave”
in Arabic كَهْف…
in Korean 동굴…
in Malaysian gua…
in French grotte…
in Turkish mağara…
in Italian caverna, grotta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洞穴, 山洞, 地洞…
in Russian пещера…
in Polish jaskinia…
in Vietnamese hang động…
in Spanish cueva, caverna…
in Portuguese caverna…
in Thai ถ้ำ…
in German die Höhle…
in Catalan cova…
in Japanese 洞穴…
in Indonesian gua…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洞穴, 山洞, 地洞…
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