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javelinnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈdʒæv.lɪn/
(Definition of javelin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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javelinnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈdʒæv·ə·lɪn/
a ​long, ​pointedstick that is ​thrown in ​sports competitions, or the ​sport in which this ​stick is ​thrown
(Definition of javelin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “javelin”
in Korean 창…
in Arabic رُمْح…
in Malaysian lembing…
in French javelot…
in Russian метательное копье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 標槍…
in Italian giavellotto…
in Turkish cirit…
in Polish oszczep…
in Spanish jabalina…
in Vietnamese cái lao…
in Portuguese dardo…
in Thai แหลน…
in German der Wurfspeer…
in Catalan javelina…
in Japanese (スポーツの)やり投げ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 标枪…
in Indonesian lembing…
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