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knee

noun [C] uk   /niː/ us  
B1 the middle joint of the leg, which allows it to bend: The baby was crawling around on its hands and knees. He got/went down on his knees (= got into a position where his knees were on the ground) in front of the altar. She took the child and sat it on her knee (= on the part of the leg above the knee when sitting down). the part of a piece of clothing that covers the knee: She was wearing an old pair of trousers with rips at the knees.
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knee

verb [T] uk   /niː/ us  
to hit someone with your knee: She kneed him in the groin.
Translations of “knee”
in Korean 무릎…
in Arabic رُكْبة…
in French genou…
in Turkish diz, pantolonun diz kısmı…
in Italian ginocchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膝,膝蓋, (褲子的)膝部…
in Russian колено, колено (брюк)…
in Polish kolano…
in Spanish rodilla, rodillera…
in Portuguese joelho…
in German das Knie, das Knie(-stück)…
in Catalan genoll…
in Japanese ひざ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 膝,膝盖, (裤子的)膝部…
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