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Meaning of “cheekbone” in the English Dictionary

"cheekbone" in British English

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cheekbonenoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈtʃiːk.bəʊn/  us   /-boʊn/
one of the two ​bones at the ​top of ​yourcheeks, just below ​youreye and towards ​yourear: She has the high cheekbones of a ​supermodel.
(Definition of cheekbone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cheekbone" in American English

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cheekbonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃikˌboʊn/
either of the two ​bones at the ​sides of ​yourface just below ​youreye
(Definition of cheekbone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cheekbone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 颧骨,颊骨…
in Turkish elmacık kemikleri…
in Russian скула…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顴骨,頰骨…
in Polish kość policzkowa…
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