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"couch" in British English

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couchnoun [C]

uk   us   /kaʊtʃ/
  • couch noun [C] (SEAT)

A2 a sofa
  • couch noun [C] (BED)

a ​type of high ​bed, ​especially one in a doctor's ​office


uk   us   /kaʊtʃ/ formal
(Definition of couch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"couch" in American English

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couchnoun [C]

 us   /kɑʊtʃ/
  • couch noun [C] (SEAT)

a ​piece of ​furniture with a back and usually ​arms, that two or more ​people can ​sit on at ​once; a ​sofa

couchverb [T]

 us   /kɑʊtʃ/
  • couch verb [T] (EXPRESS)

to ​express something in a ​particular way, esp. in ​order not to ​upset or ​anger the ​personaddressed: They ​want to couch ​theirresponse in ​diplomatic, not ​threatening, ​terms.
(Definition of couch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “couch”
in Korean 긴 의자…
in Arabic أريكة…
in Malaysian sofa…
in French canapé…
in Russian диван…
in Chinese (Traditional) 座, 沙發…
in Italian divano…
in Turkish kanepe, divan…
in Polish sofa, kanapa…
in Spanish sofá, canapé…
in Vietnamese ghế trường kỷ…
in Portuguese sofá…
in Thai เก้าอี้ยาว…
in German die Couch…
in Catalan sofà…
in Japanese ソファー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 座, 沙发…
in Indonesian sofa…
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