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"crematorium" in British English

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crematoriumnoun [C]

uk   /ˌkrem.əˈtɔː.ri.əm/  us   /-ˈtɔːr.i-/ (plural crematoriums or crematoria uk   // us   ) (US also crematory,  us   /ˈkriː.mə.tɔːr.i/ uk   )
(Definition of crematorium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crematoriumnoun [C]

 us   /ˌkri·məˈtɔr·i·əm, ˌkrem·ə-, -ˈtoʊr-/ (plural crematoriums or crematoria  /ˌkri·məˈtɔr·i·ə, ˌkrem·ə-, -ˈtoʊr-/ )
a ​building where ​dead people’s ​bodies are ​burned
(Definition of crematorium from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crematorium”
in Arabic مَكان لإحراق الجُثَث…
in Korean 화장터…
in Portuguese crematório…
in Catalan crematori…
in Japanese 火葬場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火葬场…
in Turkish ölü yakım binası, krematoryum…
in Russian крематорий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火葬場…
in Italian crematorio…
in Polish krematorium…
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