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entwineverb [T often passive]

uk   /ɪnˈtwaɪn/ us   /ɪnˈtwaɪn/
adjective uk   /ɪnˈtwaɪnd/ us   /ɪnˈtwaɪnd/
closely connected or unable to be separated: The fates of both countries seem somehow entwined.
(Definition of entwine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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entwineverb [T]

us   /ɪnˈtwɑɪn/
to twist together or around something: The old-fashioned porch was entwined with many creeping plants. fig. In the old days, moviemaking was entwined with political and social life.
(Definition of entwine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “entwine”
in Spanish entrelazar…
in Vietnamese bện…
in Malaysian melilit…
in Thai พันรอบ…
in French (s’)entrelacer…
in German umwinden, umwickeln…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缠绕, 盘绕, 使交错…
in Indonesian menggulung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 纏繞, 盤繞, 使交錯…
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