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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 Spanish concertina…
in French concertina…
in German die Ziehharmonika…
in Chinese (Traditional) 六角手風琴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 六角手风琴…
(Definition of concertina from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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