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Meaning of “cigarette” in the English Dictionary

"cigarette" in British English

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cigarettenoun [C]

uk   /ˌsɪɡ.əˈret/  us   /ˈsɪɡ.ə.ret/
A2 a ​smallpapertubefilled with ​cutpieces of ​tobacco that ​peoplesmoke: a ​packet of cigarettes She lit a cigarette.

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

"cigarette" in American English

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cigarettenoun [C]

 us   /ˌsɪɡ·əˈret/
a ​smalltube of ​thinpaperfilled with ​pieces of ​cuttobacco that is used for ​smoking: Cigarette ​smoking is a ​majorcause of ​heartdisease.
(Definition of cigarette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cigarette”
in Arabic سيجارة…
in Korean 담배…
in Portuguese cigarro…
in Catalan cigarreta…
in Japanese 巻きタバコ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香烟,纸烟…
in Turkish sigara…
in Russian сигарета…
in Chinese (Traditional) 香煙,紙煙…
in Italian sigaretta…
in Polish papieros…
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