archer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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archernoun [C]

uk   /ˈɑː.tʃər/  us   /ˈɑːr.tʃɚ/
a ​person who ​shootsarrows from a bow for ​sport or as a ​weapon
(Definition of archer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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archernoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑr·tʃər/
a ​person who ​shoots with a bow (= ​longstickheldbent by a ​stringtied to the ​ends) and ​arrow, usually for ​sport
(Definition of archer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “archer”
in Korean 궁수…
in Arabic رامي السهام…
in Malaysian pemanah…
in French archer/-ère…
in Chinese (Traditional) 射箭運動員, 弓箭手…
in Italian arciere…
in Spanish arquero…
in Vietnamese người bắn cung…
in Portuguese arqueiro, -a…
in Thai ผู้ยิงธนู…
in German der Bogenschütze…
in Catalan arquer, -a…
in Japanese (弓の)射手…
in Chinese (Simplified) 射箭运动员, 弓箭手…
in Indonesian pemanah…
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