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monocle

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.kl̩/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə-/
a round piece of glass worn, especially in the past, in front of one eye in order to help you to see more clearly
Translations of “monocle”
in Arabic مونوكل…
in Korean 단안경…
in Malaysian cermin mata satu kanta…
in French monocle…
in Italian monocolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)單片眼鏡…
in Vietnamese kính một mắt…
in Spanish monóculo…
in Portuguese monóculo…
in Thai แว่นข้างเดียว…
in German das Monokel…
in Catalan monocle…
in Japanese 片めがね…
in Indonesian kacamata sebelah…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)单片眼镜…
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