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fingernailnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.neɪl/  us   /ˈfɪŋ.ɡɚ.neɪl/ (also nail)
B2 the hard, ​slightlycurvedpart that ​covers and ​protects the ​top of the end of a ​finger: dirty fingernails She had ​longred fingernails.

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(Definition of fingernail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fingernailnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɪŋ·ɡərˌneɪl/
the hard, ​smoothcovering that ​protects the ​upperpart of the end of a ​finger
(Definition of fingernail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fingernail”
in Arabic ظُفِر…
in Korean 손톱…
in Portuguese unha (da mão)…
in Catalan ungla…
in Japanese (手の)つめ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手指甲…
in Turkish tırnak…
in Russian ноготь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手指甲…
in Italian unghia…
in Polish paznokieć…
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