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mirror

noun uk   /ˈmɪr.ər/ us    //

mirror noun (GLASS)

A2 [C] a piece of glass with a shiny, metal-covered back that reflects light, producing an image of whatever is in front of it: the bathroom mirror She was looking at her reflection in the mirror.
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mirror noun (REPRESENT)

be a mirror of sth to represent or show something honestly: The movie is a mirror of daily life in wartime Britain.

mirror

verb [T] uk   /ˈmɪr.ər/ us    //
to represent something honestly: Our newspaper aims to mirror the opinions of ordinary people. to be very similar to something: Her on-screen romances seem to mirror her experiences in her private life.
Translations of “mirror”
in Korean 거울…
in Arabic مِرْآة…
in French miroir…
in Turkish ayna…
in Italian specchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玻璃, 鏡,鏡子…
in Russian зеркало…
in Polish lustro, lusterko…
in Spanish espejo…
in Portuguese espelho…
in German der Spiegel…
in Catalan mirall…
in Japanese 鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玻璃, 镜,镜子…
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