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lakenoun [C]

uk   /leɪk/ us   /leɪk/
A2 a large area of water surrounded by land and not connected to the sea except by rivers or streams: We used to go boating on that lake. Lake Windermere
milk, oil, wine, etc. lake disapproving
an amount of a liquid produced that is more than is needed, so that it has to be stored or wasted: Overproduction caused butter mountains and wine lakes.

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lakenoun [C]

us   /leɪk/
a large area of water that is not salty and is surrounded by land: Lake Michigan
(Definition of lake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lake”
in Korean 호수…
in Arabic بُحَيْرة…
in Malaysian tasik…
in French lac…
in Russian озеро…
in Chinese (Traditional) 湖,湖泊…
in Italian lago…
in Turkish göl…
in Polish jezioro…
in Spanish lago…
in Vietnamese hồ…
in Portuguese lago…
in Thai ทะเลสาบ…
in German der See…
in Catalan llac…
in Japanese 湖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 湖,湖泊…
in Indonesian danau…
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