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crosswordnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒs.wɜːd/  us   /ˈkrɑːs.wɝːd/ (also crossword puzzle)
a game in which you write words that are the answers to questions in a pattern of black and white squares: I do the Times crossword every morning.
Translations of “crossword”
in Korean 크로스 워드, 십자 말풀이…
in Arabic كَلِمات مُتَقاطِعة…
in Portuguese palavras cruzadas…
in Catalan mots encreuats…
in Japanese クロスワードパズル…
in Italian cruciverba…
in Russian кроссворд…
in Turkish bulmaca…
in Polish krzyżówka…
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