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"cemetery" in British English

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cemeterynoun [C]

uk   /ˈsem.ə.tri/  us   /-ter.i/
B2 an ​area of ​ground in which ​deadbodies are ​buried

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

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cemeterynoun [C]

 us   /ˈsem·ɪˌter·i/
an ​area of ​ground in which ​deadbodies are ​buried
(Definition of cemetery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cemetery”
in Korean 묘지…
in Arabic مَقبَرة, مَدفَن…
in Malaysian tanah perkuburan…
in French cimetière…
in Russian кладбище…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指不靠近教堂的)公墓,墓地…
in Italian cimitero…
in Turkish mezarlık, kabristan…
in Polish cmentarz…
in Spanish cementerio…
in Vietnamese nghĩa trang…
in Portuguese cemitério…
in Thai สุสาน…
in German der Friedhof…
in Catalan cementiri…
in Japanese 共同墓地…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指不靠近教堂的)公墓,墓地…
in Indonesian kuburan…
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