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concertina

noun [C] uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈtiː.nə/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚ-/
a musical instrument with a folding middle part, which you play by pushing both ends together with the hands and pressing buttons

concertina

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌkɒn.səˈtiː.nə/  us   /ˌkɑːn.sɚ-/ UK
to fold, crush, or push together: In the accident, several cars concertinaed into each other.figurative Could we concertina the three meetings into one morning?
Translations of “concertina”
in Vietnamese đàn côngxéctina…
in Spanish concertina…
in Thai หีบเพลงชัก…
in Malaysian kosertina…
in French concertina…
in German die Ziehharmonika…
in Chinese (Traditional) 六角手風琴…
in Indonesian konsertina…
in Chinese (Simplified) 六角手风琴…
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