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dicenoun [C]

uk   /daɪs/ us   /daɪs/ plural dice
  • dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 US also or old use die a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance: We need two dice to play the game. You roll/throw the dice and whoever gets the highest score goes first.
[U] any game involving chance in which dice are thrown: Let's play dice.

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diceverb

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

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diceplural noun

us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice plural noun (GAME)

two small cubes (= square, box-shaped solids) that are the same, each with a different number of spots on each of its six sides, used in games

diceverb [T]

us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice verb [T] (CUT)

to cut food into small squares: Peel and dice the carrots.
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dice”
in Korean 주사위…
in Arabic الزَّهْر…
in Malaysian dadu…
in French dé…
in Russian кубик для игры…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊戲, 骰子, 擲骰子類遊戲…
in Italian dado…
in Turkish zar…
in Polish kostka (do gry)…
in Spanish dado…
in Vietnamese súc sắc…
in Portuguese dado…
in Thai ลูกเต๋า…
in German der Würfel…
in Catalan dau…
in Japanese さいころ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游戏, 骰子, 掷骰子类游戏…
in Indonesian dadu…
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