furniture Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “furniture” in the English Dictionary

"furniture" in British English

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furniturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɜː.nɪ.tʃər/  us   /ˈfɝː.nɪ.tʃɚ/
A2 things such as ​chairs, ​tables, ​beds, ​cupboards, etc. that are put into a ​house or other ​building to make it ​suitable and ​comfortable for ​living or ​working in: They have a lot of ​antique furniture. The only piece/​item of furniture he has in his ​bedroom is a ​bed. We've just ​bought some new ​outdoor furniture.
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(Definition of furniture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"furniture" in American English

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furniturenoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɜr·nɪ·tʃər/
items such as ​chairs, ​tables, and ​beds that are used in a ​home or ​office: office/​bedroom/​lawn furniture
(Definition of furniture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “furniture”
in Arabic فَرْش…
in Korean 가구…
in Portuguese móveis, mobília…
in Catalan mobles…
in Japanese 家具…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家具…
in Turkish mobilya…
in Russian мебель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傢俱…
in Italian mobili…
in Polish meble…
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