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firetrapnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfaɪə.træp/  us   /ˈfaɪr-/
(Definition of firetrap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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firetrapnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑɪərˌtræp/
a ​building that would ​burneasily if a ​firestarted and would be ​difficult to ​escape from
(Definition of firetrap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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firetrapnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfaɪətræp/
a ​building or ​part of a ​building that would ​burn easily if a ​firestarted, or that would be difficult to ​escape from during a ​fire: Routine ​inspections would have revealed that the ​premises were a potential firetrap.
(Definition of firetrap from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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