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"doze" in British English

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dozeverb [I]

uk   /dəʊz/  us   /doʊz/
to have a ​shortsleep, ​especially during the ​day: My ​catlikes dozing in ​front of the ​fire.
doze
noun [S] uk   us   mainly UK
He's just having a little doze on the ​settee.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of doze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dozeverb [I]

 us   /doʊz/
to have a ​shortperiod of ​sleep, esp. during the ​day: My ​cat was dozing in ​front of the ​fireplace.
If you doze off, you ​start to ​sleep, esp. during the ​day: I must have dozed off, because I don’t ​remember what ​happened next.
(Definition of doze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doze”
in Korean 깜빡 졸다…
in Arabic يَنَام نَوماً خَفيفاً…
in Malaysian tidur-tidur ayam…
in French sommeiller…
in Russian дремать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
in Italian sonnecchiare, dormicchiare…
in Turkish kestirmek, şekerleme yapmak…
in Polish drzemać…
in Spanish dormitar…
in Vietnamese ngủ lơ mơ…
in Portuguese cochilar…
in Thai งีบหลับ…
in German dösen…
in Catalan dormisquejar, fer una becaina…
in Japanese うとうとする…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指白天)小睡,打盹…
in Indonesian terlelap…
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