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"crosswalk" in British English

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crosswalknoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrɒs.wɔːk/  us   /ˈkrɑːs.wɑːk/ US (UK zebra crossing)
a ​place on a ​road, ​especially one where there is a lot of ​traffic, ​across which ​wide, ​black and ​whitelines are ​painted, and at which ​vehicles must ​stop to ​allowpeople to ​walkacross the ​road
(Definition of crosswalk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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crosswalknoun [C]

 us   /ˈkrɔsˌwɔk/
a ​markedplace in a ​street where ​traffic must ​stop to ​allowpeople to ​walkacross
(Definition of crosswalk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “crosswalk”
in Arabic عُبور المُشاة…
in Korean 건널목…
in Portuguese travessia de pedestre…
in Catalan pas de vianants…
in Japanese (歩行者優先)横断歩道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人行横道…
in Turkish yaya geçidi…
in Russian переход (через улицу)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人行橫道…
in Italian attraversamento pedonale…
in Polish przejście (dla pieszych)…
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