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cagenoun [C]

uk   us   /keɪdʒ/
B1 a ​spacesurrounded on all ​sides by ​bars or ​wire, in which ​animals or ​birds are ​kept

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cageverb [T usually passive]

uk   us   /keɪdʒ/
(Definition of cage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cagenoun [C]

 us   /keɪdʒ/
a ​structureshaped like a ​box but with ​bars or ​wires as ​itssides, for ​keepingpets or for ​housinganimals: The ​lab was ​stocked with ​wire cages for ​mice.
(Definition of cage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cage”
in Korean 우리, 새장…
in Arabic قَفَص…
in Malaysian sangkar, lif…
in French cage…
in Russian клетка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 籠子…
in Italian gabbia…
in Turkish kafes…
in Polish klatka…
in Spanish jaula…
in Vietnamese chuồng, thang máy trong mỏ…
in Portuguese gaiola, jaula…
in Thai กรง, ลิฟต์ใช้ในเหมือง…
in German der Käfig, der Förderkorb…
in Catalan gàbia…
in Japanese かご…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笼子…
in Indonesian kurungan, lift…
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