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well

noun [C]
 
 
/wel/
NATURAL RESOURCES a deep hole in the ground from which you can get water: These two tributaries of the Yellowstone River supply water for farms and wells in two states. It is an 8-mile round trip to fetch clean water from a well.
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION →  oil well
Translations of “well”
in Korean 우물…
in Arabic بِئْر…
in French puits, cage (d’escalier)…
in Turkish kuyu, artezyen…
in Italian pozzo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水井, 油井, 氣井…
in Russian колодец, источник…
in Polish studnia, szyb…
in Spanish pozo, hueco…
in Portuguese poço…
in German der Brunnen, das (Treppen-)Haus…
in Catalan pou…
in Japanese 井戸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水井, 油井, 气井…
(Definition of well from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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