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cleftnoun [C]

us   /kleft/
an opening or crack, esp. in a rock or the ground


us   /kleft/
divided into two or more parts: He was strikingly handsome, with dark, wavy hair, a cleft chin (= with a deep vertical line), and penetrating blue eyes.
(Definition of cleft from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cleft”
in Spanish hendidura, grieta…
in Vietnamese khe…
in Malaysian rekahan…
in Thai รอยแยก…
in French fissure…
in German die Spalte…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指岩石或地面的)裂口,裂缝…
in Indonesian celah…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指岩石或地面的)裂口,裂縫…
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“cleft” in American English

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