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pontoon

noun uk   /pɒnˈtuːn/ us    /pɑːn-/

pontoon noun (BRIDGE)

pontoon noun (GAME)

[U] UK →  blackjack
Translations of “pontoon”
in Spanish pontón…
in French ponton…
in German der Ponton…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橋, (尤指用於支撐浮橋的)浮筒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桥, (尤指用于支撑浮桥的)趸船,浮筒…
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