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beardnoun [C]

uk   /bɪəd/  us   /bɪrd/
A1 the ​hair that some men ​allow to ​grow on the ​lowerpart of ​theirface: a ​flowingwhite beard He's growing a beard. He shaved off his beard but ​kept his ​moustache.
the ​longhair that ​grows under a goat's ​mouth

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beardverb [T]

uk   /bɪəd/  us   /bɪrd/ literary
(Definition of beard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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beardnoun [C]

 us   /bɪərd/
hair that ​grows on the ​lowerpart of a man’s ​face, sometimes ​including the ​hair that ​grows above the ​lips
(Definition of beard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beard”
in Korean 수염…
in Arabic لِحْية…
in Malaysian janggut, jejanggut…
in French barbe, arête…
in Russian борода…
in Chinese (Traditional) (下巴上的)鬍鬚, 山羊鬍…
in Italian barba…
in Turkish sakal…
in Polish broda…
in Spanish barba, arista…
in Vietnamese râu, ngạnh…
in Portuguese barba…
in Thai เครา, ขนแหลมที่รวงข้าว…
in German der Bart, die Grannen…
in Catalan barba…
in Japanese あごひげ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (下巴上的)胡须, 山羊胡子…
in Indonesian janggut, rambut jagung…
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“beard” in British English

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