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porch

noun [C] uk   /pɔːtʃ/  us   /pɔːrtʃ/
a covered structure in front of the entrance to a building US a veranda : We sat out on the porch to cool off.
Translations of “porch”
in Arabic شُرفة…
in Korean 현관…
in Malaysian anjung, beranda…
in French porche, véranda…
in Turkish veranda…
in Italian portico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門廊, 走廊…
in Russian крыльцо…
in Polish ganek, weranda…
in Vietnamese mái hiên, hành lang…
in Spanish porche, pórtico, terraza…
in Portuguese terraço, varanda, alpendre…
in Thai เฉลียง, ระเบียง…
in German das Portal, die Veranda…
in Catalan porxo…
in Japanese ポーチ(玄関の外が屋根で覆われている部分), ベランダ…
in Indonesian serambi, beranda…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门廊, 走廊…
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