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tower

noun [C] uk   /taʊər/  us   /taʊ.ɚ/
B1 a tall, narrow structure, often square or circular, which either forms part of a building or stands alone: the Eiffel tower There's a clock on the church tower. He works in an office tower in downtown San Francisco. a tall, usually metal structure used for broadcasting: a radio/transmission tower
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tower

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /taʊər/  us   /taʊ.ɚ/
to be very tall or large, usually in a way that makes people feel respect: We turned the corner and there was the cathedral, towering in front of us.
Translations of “tower”
in Arabic بُرْج…
in Korean 탑…
in Malaysian menara…
in French tour…
in Turkish kule…
in Italian torre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塔, 建築物的塔形部分, 塔樓,高樓…
in Russian башня…
in Polish wieża…
in Vietnamese tháp…
in Spanish torre…
in Portuguese torre…
in Thai ตึกสูง, หอคอย…
in German der Turm…
in Catalan torre…
in Japanese 塔…
in Indonesian menara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塔, 建筑物的塔形部分, 塔楼,高楼…
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