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bicyclenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbaɪ.sɪ.kl̩/
A2 a two-wheeled ​vehicle that you ​sit on and ​move by ​turning the two pedals (= ​flatparts you ​press with ​yourfeet): I go to ​work by bicycle. He got on his bicycle and ​rode off. You should never rideyour bicycle without ​lights at ​night.

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(Definition of bicycle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bicyclenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbɑɪ·sɪ·kəl/ (also bike)
a ​vehicle with two ​wheels and a ​seat for a ​rider whose ​feetpushpedals around in ​circles to make the ​wheelsturn: He ​rides his bicycle to ​school.
bicycle
verb [I]  us   /ˈbɑɪ·sɪ·kəl/
I ​saw you bicycling through ​townyesterday.
(Definition of bicycle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bicycle”
in Korean 자전거…
in Arabic دَرّاجة هَوائيّة…
in Malaysian basikal…
in French bicyclette…
in Russian велосипед…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腳踏車,單車,自行車…
in Italian bicicletta…
in Turkish bisiklet…
in Polish rower…
in Spanish bicicleta…
in Vietnamese xe đạp…
in Portuguese bicicleta…
in Thai รถจักรยานสองล้อ…
in German das Fahrrad…
in Catalan bicicleta…
in Japanese 自転車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脚踏车,自行车…
in Indonesian sepeda…
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