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dykenoun [C]

(also dike) uk   us   /daɪk/
  • dyke noun [C] (WALL)

a ​wallbuilt to ​prevent the ​sea or a ​river from ​covering an ​area, or a channeldug to take ​water away from an ​area
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  • dyke noun [C] (WOMAN)

slang a lesbian . Many ​peopleconsider this word ​offensive.
(Definition of dyke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dyke”
in Spanish dique…
in Vietnamese con đê…
in Malaysian daik…
in Thai เขื่อนกั้นน้ำ…
in French digue…
in German der Deich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墙, 堤坝,大坝…
in Turkish set, bent, kanal…
in Russian дамба, сточная канава, ров…
in Indonesian tanggul…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牆, 堤壩,大壩…
in Polish grobla, wał, rów…
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