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"clog" in British English

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clogverb [I or T]

uk   /klɒɡ/  us   /klɑːɡ/ (-gg-)

clognoun [C usually plural]

uk   /klɒɡ/  us   /klɑːɡ/
a ​type of ​shoe made of ​wood, or with the ​toppart made of ​leather and the ​bottompart of ​wood
(Definition of clog from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"clog" in American English

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clogverb [I/T]

 us   /klɑɡ, klɔɡ/ (-gg-)
to ​becomeblocked or ​filled so that ​movement or ​activity is ​slowed or ​stopped, or to ​cause this to ​happen: [T] During ​rushhour, ​downtownstreets are clogged with commuters. [M] Too much ​cholesterol clogs up ​yourarteries.

clognoun [C]

 us   /klɑɡ, klɔɡ/
  • clog noun [C] (SHOE)

a ​shoe with a ​thick, often ​woodenbottom and a ​top that ​covers the ​front of the ​foot, but not the ​heel
(Definition of clog from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “clog”
in Korean 막다…
in Arabic يَنسَدّ…
in Malaysian trsumbat…
in French boucher, bloquer…
in Russian засорять, забивать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)阻塞,(使)堵塞, 塞上…
in Italian bloccare, ostruire, intasare…
in Turkish tıkamak, tıkanmak…
in Polish zapychać (się)…
in Spanish obstruir, atascar…
in Vietnamese bị bít kín…
in Portuguese entupir, entupir-se, emperrar…
in Thai อุดตัน…
in German verstopfen…
in Catalan obstruir(-se), embossar(-se)…
in Japanese 詰まる…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)阻塞,(使)堵塞, 塞上…
in Indonesian menyumbat…
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