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WAN

noun [C] uk   /wæn/ specialized us  
abbreviation for Wide Area Network: a computer network that connects separate machines over a wide area, for example in different countries, using telecommunication systems
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in Korean 병약한, 창백한…
in Arabic شاحِب…
in French pâle…
in Turkish bitik, beti benzi atmış…
in Italian smorto…
in Chinese (Traditional) (面部)蒼白的,顯得疲憊的…
in Russian бледный…
in Polish blady, mizerny…
in Spanish pálido, macilento, débil…
in Portuguese pálido, abatido…
in German blaß…
in Catalan macilent…
in Japanese (顔が)青白い…
in Chinese (Simplified) (面部)苍白的,显得疲惫的…
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