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flankverb [T]

 us   /flæŋk/
to be at the ​side of someone or something: SecretServiceagents flanked the president’s ​car.

flanknoun [C]

 us   /flæŋk/
the ​side of something: Troops ​attacked the enemy’s ​left flank. A person’s or animal’s flanks are the ​sides of ​itsbody between the ​ribs and the ​hips.
(Definition of flank from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flank”
in Spanish costado, flanco…
in Vietnamese sừờn, hông, cánh…
in Malaysian sisi…
in Thai สีข้าง, ด้านข้าง…
in French flanc…
in German die Flanke…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体, (动物或人体的)胁腹…
in Indonesian samping…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體, (動物或人體的)脅腹…
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