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temple

noun uk   us   /ˈtem.pl̩/

temple noun (BUILDING)

B1 [C] a building used for the worship of a god or gods in some religions
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temple noun (BODY PART)

[C often plural] the flat area on each side of your head in front of the top of your ear
Translations of “temple”
in Arabic مَعْبَد…
in Korean 사원…
in Malaysian kuil…
in French temple…
in Turkish mâbet, tapınak, şakak…
in Italian tempio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築, 廟宇,寺院, 神殿…
in Russian храм, висок…
in Polish świątynia, skroń…
in Vietnamese đền, điện, miếu…
in Spanish templo…
in Portuguese templo…
in Thai วัด…
in German der Tempel…
in Catalan temple…
in Japanese 寺, 寺院, 神殿…
in Indonesian kuil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑, 庙宇,寺院, 神殿…
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