gladiator Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"gladiator" in British English

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gladiatornoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡlæd.i.eɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
in ​ancient Rome, a man who ​fought another man or an ​animal, usually until one of them ​died, for ​publicentertainment
(Definition of gladiator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gladiatornoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡlæd·iˌeɪt̬·ər/
in ​ancient Rome, a man who ​fought another man or an ​animal as a ​publicentertainment
(Definition of gladiator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gladiator”
in Spanish gladiador…
in Vietnamese đấu sĩ…
in Malaysian gladiator…
in Thai นักต่อสู้กับคนหรือสัตว์ในสมัยโรมัน…
in French gladiateur…
in German der Gladiator…
in Chinese (Simplified) (古罗马)角斗士…
in Indonesian gladiator…
in Chinese (Traditional) (古羅馬)鬥劍者…
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