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glovenoun [C]

uk   /ɡlʌv/ us   /ɡlʌv/
A2 a piece of clothing that is worn on the hand and wrist for warmth or protection, with separate parts for each finger: leather/woollen/rubber gloves a pair of gloves

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gloveverb [T]

uk   /ɡlʌv/ us   /ɡlʌv/ US
(Definition of glove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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glovenoun [C]

us   /ɡlʌv/
a covering for the hand and wrist, with separate parts for the thumb and each finger, that provides warmth or protection: leather/rubber gloves a pair of gloves
(Definition of glove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “glove”
in Korean 장갑…
in Arabic قُفَّاز…
in Malaysian sarung tangan…
in French gant…
in Russian перчатка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (分手指的)手套…
in Italian guanto…
in Turkish eldiven…
in Polish rękawiczka…
in Spanish guante…
in Vietnamese găng tay…
in Portuguese luva…
in Thai ถุงมือ…
in German der Handschuh…
in Catalan guant…
in Japanese 手袋…
in Chinese (Simplified) (分手指的)手套…
in Indonesian sarung tangan…
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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