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cavenoun [C]

uk   us   /keɪv/
B1 a ​largehole in the ​side of a ​hill, cliff, or ​mountain, or one that is ​underground

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caveverb [I]

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

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cavenoun [C]

 us   /keɪv/
a ​largehole in the ​side of a ​hill, ​cliff, or ​mountain, or ​underground: It was very ​dark and ​cold inside the cave.
(Definition of cave from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cave”
in Korean 동굴…
in Arabic كَهْف…
in Malaysian gua…
in French grotte…
in Russian пещера…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洞穴, 山洞, 地洞…
in Italian caverna, grotta…
in Turkish mağara…
in Polish jaskinia…
in Spanish cueva, caverna…
in Vietnamese hang động…
in Portuguese caverna…
in Thai ถ้ำ…
in German die Höhle…
in Catalan cova…
in Japanese 洞穴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洞穴, 山洞, 地洞…
in Indonesian gua…
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