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"basement" in British English

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basementnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbeɪs.mənt/
B2 a ​part of a ​building consisting of ​rooms that are ​partly or ​completely below the ​level of the ​ground: Our ​kitchenwaredepartment is in the basement. a basement ​flat
(Definition of basement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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basementnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbeɪs·mənt/
a ​part of a ​building that is below the ​level of the first ​floor: The ​hardwaredepartment is in the basement.
(Definition of basement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “basement”
in Korean 지하실…
in Arabic قَبْو…
in Malaysian bawah tanah…
in French sous-sol…
in Russian подвал…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地下室…
in Italian seminterrato…
in Turkish bodrum…
in Polish suterena, przyziemie, piwnica…
in Spanish sótano…
in Vietnamese tầng hầm…
in Portuguese porão, subsolo…
in Thai ห้องใต้ดิน…
in German das Kellergeschoß, der Keller…
in Catalan soterrani…
in Japanese 地下室, 地階…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地下室…
in Indonesian ruang bawah tanah…
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