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stack

noun [C] uk   /stæk/ us  

stack noun [C] (PILE)

a pile of things arranged one on top of another: He chose a cartoon from the stack of DVDs on the shelf. informal a large amount: Don't worry, we've got stacks of time.the stacks a set of shelves in a library that are positioned close together so that a lot of books can be stored on them

stack noun [C] (ACCIDENT)

Australian English informal a car accident, especially one that causes damage

stack

verb [T] uk   /stæk/ us  
to arrange things in an ordered pile: Once the last few people had left the hall, the caretaker began stacking (up) the chairs.
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Translations of “stack”
in Korean 무더기…
in Arabic كَوْمة…
in French meule, rayon(nage)…
in Turkish yığın, küme, istif…
in Italian pila…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堆, (排放整齊的)堆,疊, 大量,許多…
in Russian стопка…
in Polish sterta, stos…
in Spanish pila, estante…
in Portuguese pilha…
in German der Stapel, das Regal…
in Catalan pila, munt…
in Japanese 積み重ねられたもの, ~の山…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堆, (码放整齐的)堆,叠,摞, 大量,许多…
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