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trench

noun uk   /trentʃ/ us  
[C] a narrow hole that is dug into the ground: A workman was killed when the sides of the trench he was working in collapsed. [C usually plural] a deep hole dug by soldiers and used as a place from which they can attack the enemy while being hidden: the trenches of the First World War trench warfare
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Translations of “trench”
in Korean 참호…
in Arabic خَنْدَق…
in French tranchée…
in Turkish hendek, siper…
in Italian fosso, solco, trincea…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壕溝, 溝渠, 戰壕,塹壕…
in Russian канава, траншея…
in Polish rów…
in Spanish trinchera…
in Portuguese vala, trincheira…
in German der (Schützen-)Graben…
in Catalan rasa, trinxera…
in Japanese 溝, 堀, 塹壕(ざんごう)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 壕沟, 沟渠, 战壕,堑壕…
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