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knife

noun [C] uk   /naɪf/ ( plural knives) us  
A1 a tool, usually with a metal blade and a handle, used for cutting and spreading food or other substances, or as a weapon: a fish/butter/steak knife I prefer to use a knife and fork. He drew/pulled a knife and stabbed her.
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knife

verb [T] uk   /naɪf/ us  
to attack someone using a knife: He knifed her in the back.
Translations of “knife”
in Korean 칼…
in Arabic سِكّين…
in French couteau…
in Turkish bıçak…
in Italian coltello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刀…
in Russian нож…
in Polish nóż…
in Spanish cuchillo, puñal…
in Portuguese faca…
in German das Messer…
in Catalan ganivet…
in Japanese ナイフ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刀…
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