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chandelier

noun [C] uk   /ˌʃæn.dəˈlɪər/ us    /-ˈlɪr/
a decorative light that hangs from the ceiling and has several parts like branches for holding bulbs or, especially in the past, candles
Translations of “chandelier”
in Spanish araña (de luces)…
in French lustre…
in German der Kronleuchter…
in Chinese (Traditional) 枝形吊燈, (尤指舊時用的)枝形燭台…
in Russian люстра…
in Turkish avize…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枝形吊灯, (尤指旧时用的)枝形烛台…
in Polish żyrandol…
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