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temple

noun uk   /ˈtem.pl̩/ us  

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 Korean 사원…
in Arabic مَعْبَد…
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 Spanish templo…
in Portuguese templo…
in German der Tempel…
in Catalan temple…
in Japanese 寺, 寺院, 神殿…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑, 庙宇,寺院, 神殿…
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