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chest of drawersnoun [C]

/ˈtʃest əv ˈdrɔrz, ˈdrɔ·ərz/ also bureau, /ˈbjʊər·oʊ/
a piece of furniture with drawers in which you keep things such as clothes
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in Arabic خِزانة ذات أدْراج صُنْدوق…
in Korean 서랍장…
in Portuguese cômoda…
in Catalan calaixera…
in Japanese たんす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五斗橱, (有抽屉的)衣柜,衣橱…
in Turkish şifonyer, konsol, çekmeceli dolap…
in Russian комод…
in Chinese (Traditional) 五鬥櫥, (有抽屜的)衣櫃,衣櫥…
in Italian cassettone, comò…
in Polish komoda…
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