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creature

noun [C] uk   /ˈkriː.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
B1 any large or small living thing that can move independently: Rainforests are filled with amazing creatures. Don't all living creatures have certain rights? Blue whales are the largest creatures ever to have lived. used to refer to a life form that is unusual or imaginary: The unicorn is a mythical creature. The film was about creatures from outer space. The duck-billed platypus is a truly bizarre creature. used to refer to a person when an opinion is being expressed about them: John is a strange/weak/pathetic creature. A lovely blonde creature (= a beautiful blonde woman) walked into the room.
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in Korean 생물…
in Arabic مَخْلوق, كَاِئن حَي…
in French créature…
in Turkish yaratık…
in Italian creatura, bestia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物, 動物, (神秘不尋常的)怪物,生物…
in Russian существо…
in Polish stworzenie…
in Spanish criatura…
in Portuguese criatura…
in German das Geschöpf, die Kreatur…
in Catalan criatura…
in Japanese 生き物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物, 动物, (神秘不寻常的)怪物,生物…
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