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"brick" in British English

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bricknoun

uk   us   /brɪk/

brick noun (BUILDING BLOCK)

B2 [C] a ​rectangularblock of hard ​material used for ​buildingwalls and ​houses: The ​chimney was made of bricks. red-brick ​houses He was so ​embarrassed - his ​face went brick-​red (= a ​darkred).
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brick noun (GOOD PERSON)

[C usually singular] old-fashioned or humorous a very ​helpful and ​kindperson who can be ​trusted: Thanks for ​bringing all that ​food along to the ​party, ​Tony. You're a brick!
(Definition of brick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bricknoun [C]

 us   /brɪk/
a ​rectangularblock of hard ​material used for ​buildingwalls and ​houses
(Definition of brick from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “brick”
in Korean 벽돌…
in Arabic آجُرّ, قَرْميد…
in Malaysian bata…
in French (de/en) brique…
in Russian кирпич…
in Chinese (Traditional) 磚…
in Italian mattone…
in Turkish tuğla…
in Polish cegła…
in Spanish ladrillo…
in Vietnamese gạch…
in Portuguese tijolo…
in Thai อิฐ…
in German der Ziegel…
in Catalan maó…
in Japanese れんが…
in Chinese (Simplified) 砖…
in Indonesian bata…
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