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scissors

noun [plural] uk   /ˈsɪz.əz/ us    /-ɚz/
A2 a device used for cutting materials such as paper, cloth, and hair, consisting of two sharp blades that are joined in the middle, and two handles with holes to put your fingers through: a pair of scissors Could you pass me the/those scissors, please.
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in Korean 가위…
in Arabic مَقَصّ…
in French ciseaux…
in Turkish makas…
in Italian forbici…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剪刀…
in Russian ножницы…
in Polish nożyczki…
in Spanish tijeras…
in Portuguese tesoura…
in German die Schere…
in Catalan tisores…
in Japanese はさみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剪刀…
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