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guitarnoun [C]

uk   /ɡɪˈtɑːr/ us   /ɡɪˈtɑːr/
A1 a musical instrument, usually made of wood, with six strings and a long neck, played with the fingers or a plectrum: He sat on the grass, strumming his guitar. an acoustic guitar an electric guitar

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(Definition of guitar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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guitarnoun [C/U]

us   /ɡɪˈtɑr/
a musical instrument with usually six strings and a flat back that is held on the knee or by a strap worn over the shoulder and played by moving the fingers or a small piece of plastic across the strings, or this instrument generally: [C] an acoustic/electric guitar
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Translations of “guitar”
in Korean 기타…
in Arabic جيتار…
in Malaysian gitar…
in French guitare…
in Russian гитара…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吉他,六弦琴…
in Italian chitarra…
in Turkish gitar…
in Polish gitara…
in Spanish guitarra…
in Vietnamese đàn ghi ta…
in Portuguese guitarra, violão…
in Thai กีตาร์ เครื่องเล่นดนตรีประเภทดีด…
in German die Gitarre…
in Catalan guitarra…
in Japanese ギター…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吉他,六弦琴…
in Indonesian gitar…
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