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"cellar" in British English

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cellarnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsel.ər/  us   //
B2 a ​room under the ​groundfloor of a ​building, usually used for ​storing things

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

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cellarnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsel·ər/
a ​room under the ​groundfloor of a ​building, esp. a ​house, that is usually used for ​storage
(Definition of cellar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cellar”
in Korean 지하 저장고…
in Arabic قَبو…
in Malaysian bilik bawah tanah…
in French cave…
in Russian подвал…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常用於儲物的)地窖,地下室…
in Italian cantina…
in Turkish mahzen, kiler…
in Polish piwnica…
in Spanish sótano, bodega…
in Vietnamese hầm chứa…
in Portuguese porão…
in Thai ห้องใต้ดิน…
in German der Keller…
in Catalan soterrani…
in Japanese 地下室, 地下のワイン貯蔵庫…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常用于储物的)地窖,地下室…
in Indonesian ruang bawah tanah…
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