entwine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"entwine" in British English

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entwineverb [T often passive]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtwaɪn/
to ​twist something together or around something: The ​picturecaptures the two ​lovers with ​theirarms entwined.
adjective uk   us   /-ˈtwaɪnd/
closelyconnected or ​unable to be ​separated: The ​fates of both ​countriesseemsomehow 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-fashionedporch was entwined with many ​creepingplants. fig. In the ​olddays, moviemaking was entwined with ​political and ​sociallife.
(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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