kneecap Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “kneecap” in the English Dictionary

"kneecap" in British English

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kneecapnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈniː.kæp/
the ​bone at the ​front of the ​knee joint
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kneecapverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈniː.kæp/ (-pp-)
to ​injure someone in the ​knee as a ​punishment, ​especially by ​shooting
(Definition of kneecap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"kneecap" in American English

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kneecapnoun [C]

 us   /ˈniˌkæp/
the round ​bone at the ​front of the ​knee
(Definition of kneecap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “kneecap”
in Arabic الرضفة (عَظمة رأس الرُكبة)…
in Korean 슬개골…
in Portuguese rótula…
in Catalan ròtula…
in Japanese ひざのさら…
in Chinese (Simplified) 髌,膝盖骨…
in Turkish diz kapağı…
in Russian коленная чашечка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髕,膝蓋骨…
in Italian rotula…
in Polish rzepka…
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