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manor

noun uk   /ˈmæn.ər/  us   //

manor noun (LARGE HOUSE)

[C] (also manor house) a large old house in the country with land belonging to it, especially in Europe

manor noun (AREA)

[C usually singular] UK slang the area in which a person works or which they are responsible for
Translations of “manor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大房子, 莊園宅第…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大房子, 庄园宅第…
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