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doze

verb [I] uk   /dəʊz/  us   /doʊz/
to have a short sleep, especially during the day: My cat likes dozing in front of the fire.
doze
noun [S] uk   us   mainly UK
He's just having a little doze on the settee.
Phrasal verbs
Translations of “doze”
in Arabic يَنَام نَوماً خَفيفاً…
in Korean 깜빡 졸다…
in Malaysian tidur-tidur ayam…
in French sommeiller…
in Turkish kestirmek, şekerleme yapmak…
in Italian sonnecchiare, dormicchiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
in Russian дремать…
in Polish drzemać…
in Vietnamese ngủ lơ mơ…
in Spanish dormitar…
in Portuguese cochilar…
in Thai งีบหลับ…
in German dösen…
in Catalan dormisquejar, fer una becaina…
in Japanese うとうとする…
in Indonesian terlelap…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
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