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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 Korean 현관…
in Arabic شُرفة…
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 Spanish porche, pórtico, terraza…
in Portuguese terraço, varanda, alpendre…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 门廊, 走廊…
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