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Meaning of “fireplace” in the English Dictionary

"fireplace" in British English

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fireplacenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪə.pleɪs/  us   /ˈfaɪr-/
C2 a ​space in the ​wall of a ​room for a ​fire to ​burn in, or the ​decoratedpart that ​surrounds this ​space: She ​swept the ​ashes from the fireplace.
(Definition of fireplace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fireplace" in American English

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fireplacenoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑɪər·pleɪs/
a ​space in the ​wall of a ​room for a ​fire to ​burn in, or the ​decoratedpart that ​surrounds this ​space: We usually ​stack some ​wood next to the fireplace.
(Definition of fireplace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fireplace”
in Arabic مِدْفَأة…
in Korean 벽난로…
in Portuguese lareira…
in Catalan llar de foc…
in Japanese 暖炉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 壁炉, 火炉…
in Turkish şömine, ocak…
in Russian камин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 壁爐, 火爐…
in Italian caminetto…
in Polish kominek…
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