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armchairnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɑːm.tʃeər/ us   /ˈɑːrm.tʃer/
A2 a comfortable chair with sides that support your arms: She sat in an armchair by the fire, reading a newspaper.

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armchairadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈɑːm.tʃeər/ us   /ˈɑːrm.tʃer/
(Definition of armchair from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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armchairnoun [C]

us   /ˈɑrm·tʃeər/
a comfortable chair with two resting places for the arms
(Definition of armchair from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “armchair”
in Arabic كُرْسي مُريح, كُرْسي ذو مَسْنَديْن…
in Korean 안락 의자…
in Portuguese poltrona…
in Catalan butaca…
in Japanese ひじかけ椅子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扶手椅…
in Turkish koltuk…
in Russian кресло…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扶手椅…
in Italian poltrona…
in Polish fotel…
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