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chest of drawers

noun [C] uk   ( US also bureau) us  
B1 a piece of furniture with drawers in which you keep things such as clothes
Translations of “chest of drawers”
in Korean 서랍장…
in Arabic خِزانة ذات أدْراج صُنْدوق…
in Portuguese cômoda…
in Catalan calaixera…
in Japanese たんす…
in Italian cassettone, comò…
in Chinese (Traditional) 五鬥櫥, (有抽屜的)衣櫃,衣櫥…
in Russian комод…
in Turkish şifonyer, konsol, çekmeceli dolap…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五斗橱, (有抽屉的)衣柜,衣橱…
in Polish komoda…
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