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whisky

noun [C or U] UK (US or Irish English whiskey) uk   us   /ˈwɪs.ki/
B2 a strong, pale brown alcoholic drink, originally from Scotland and Ireland, made from grain such as barley, maize, or rye
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in Arabic ويسْكي…
in Korean 위스키…
in Malaysian wiski…
in French whisky…
in Turkish viski…
in Italian whisky…
in Chinese (Traditional) 威士忌酒…
in Russian виски…
in Polish whisky…
in Vietnamese một loại rượu…
in Spanish whisky…
in Portuguese uísque…
in Thai เหล้าวิสกี้…
in German der Whisky…
in Catalan whisky…
in Japanese (イングランド・スコットランド・カナダ)ウィスキー…
in Indonesian wiski…
in Chinese (Simplified) 威士忌酒…
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