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Meaning of “horse” in the English Dictionary

"horse" in British English

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horsenoun

uk   /hɔːs/  us   /hɔːrs/
  • horse noun (ANIMAL)

A1 [C] a ​largeanimal with four ​legs that ​peopleride on or use for ​carrying things or ​pullingvehicles: to ​ride a horse a horse and ​cartthe horses [plural] informal horse ​races where you ​try to ​winmoney by ​correctlyguessing which horse will ​win: He ​spends all his ​money on the horses.

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

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horsenoun [C]

 us   /hɔrs/
a ​largeanimal with four ​legs that ​peopleride on and which, esp. in the past, was used for ​pullingvehicles and ​carryingloads: She ​taught him how to ​ride a horse.
(Definition of horse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “horse”
in Korean 말…
in Arabic حُصان…
in Malaysian kuda, kekuda…
in French cheval, cheval d’arçons…
in Russian лошадь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 馬…
in Italian cavallo…
in Turkish at…
in Polish koń…
in Spanish caballo, potro…
in Vietnamese con ngựa, ngựa gỗ (trong thể thao)…
in Portuguese cavalo…
in Thai ม้า, ม้าขวาง…
in German das Pferd, der Bock…
in Catalan cavall…
in Japanese 馬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 马…
in Indonesian kuda, kuda-kuda…
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