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"chandelier" in British English

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chandeliernoun [C]

uk   /ˌʃæn.dəˈlɪər/  us   /-ˈlɪr/
a ​decorativelight that ​hangs from the ​ceiling and has several ​parts like ​branches for ​holding bulbs or, ​especially in the past, ​candles
(Definition of chandelier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chandelier" in American English

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chandeliernoun [C]

 us   /ˌʃæn·dəˈlɪər/
a ​decorativelight that ​hangs from the ​ceiling and has several ​parts like ​branches for ​holdinglightbulbs or, esp. in the past, ​candles: A ​gorgeouscrystal chandelier ​hung in the ​diningroom.
(Definition of chandelier from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chandelier”
in Spanish araña (de luces)…
in Vietnamese đèn chùm…
in Malaysian candelier…
in Thai โคมไฟระย้า…
in French lustre…
in German der Kronleuchter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 枝形吊灯, (尤指旧时用的)枝形烛台…
in Turkish avize…
in Russian люстра…
in Indonesian kandil…
in Chinese (Traditional) 枝形吊燈, (尤指舊時用的)枝形燭台…
in Polish żyrandol…
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