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river

noun [C] uk   /ˈrɪv.ər/ us    //
A1 a natural wide flow of fresh water across the land into the sea, a lake, or another river: We sailed slowly down the river.A1 ( written abbreviation R) used usually before, sometimes after, the name of a river: the River Thamesup (the) river in the opposite direction to the flow of water in the river: We sailed up river.down (the) river in the same direction as the flow of water in the river
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in Korean 강…
in Arabic نَهْر…
in French (de) rivière, fleuve, (adj.) fluvial…
in Turkish nehir, ırmak…
in Italian fiume…
in Chinese (Traditional) 河, 江, 川…
in Russian река…
in Polish rzeka…
in Spanish río…
in Portuguese rio…
in German der Fluß, Fluß-……
in Catalan riu…
in Japanese 川, 河川…
in Chinese (Simplified) 河, 江, 川…
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