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control towernoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​building at an ​airport from which ​airtraffic is ​watched and ​directed
(Definition of control tower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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control towernoun [C]

 us   /kənˈtroʊl ˌtɑʊ·ər/
a ​tallbuilding in an ​airport from which ​airtraffic is ​watched and ​directed
(Definition of control tower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “control tower”
in Arabic بُرج المُراقَبة…
in Korean 관제탑…
in Portuguese torre de controle…
in Catalan torre de control…
in Japanese 管制塔…
in Chinese (Simplified) (机场的)控制塔,指挥调度塔…
in Chinese (Traditional) (機場的)控制塔,指揮調度塔…
in Italian torre di controllo…
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