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gong

noun [C] uk   /ɡɒŋ/  us   /ɡɑːŋ/
a round piece of metal that is hung in a frame and hit with a stick to produce a sound as a signal, also used as a musical instrument UK informal an honour that is given to someone for the public service they have done, or to a performer for a particular acting or singing performance
Translations of “gong”
in Vietnamese cái chiêng, cồng…
in Spanish gong…
in Thai ฆ้อง…
in Malaysian gong…
in French gong…
in German der Gong…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常是作為樂器但有時作發信號用的)鑼, 獎章, 勳章…
in Indonesian gong…
in Russian гонг…
in Turkish gong…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常是作为乐器但有时作发信号用的)锣, 奖章, 勋章…
in Polish gong…
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