Meaning of “fingernail” in the English Dictionary

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"fingernail" in British English

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fingernailnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə.neɪl/ us /ˈfɪŋ.ɡɚ.neɪl/ also nail

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

"fingernail" in American English

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fingernailnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɪŋ·ɡərˌneɪl/

the hard, smooth covering that protects the upper part of the end of a finger

(Definition of “fingernail” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)