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rat

noun [C] uk   /ræt/ us  

rat noun [C] (ANIMAL)

A2 a small rodent , larger than a mouse, that has a long tail and is considered to be harmful: Rats carry disease. I think we've got rats (= there are rats in our house).
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rat noun [C] (PERSON)

informal an unpleasant person who deceives others or is not loyal
Translations of “rat”
in Korean 쥐…
in Arabic جُرَذ…
in French rat, salaud…
in Turkish sıçan, iri fare, lağım faresi…
in Italian ratto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鼠, 老鼠…
in Russian крыса, мерзавец…
in Polish szczur, kanalia…
in Spanish rata, canalla…
in Portuguese rato…
in German die Ratte, der/die Überläufer(in)…
in Catalan rata…
in Japanese ねずみ(ハツカネズミよりも大きい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鼠, 老鼠…
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