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monoclenoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɒn.ə.kəl/  us   /ˈmɑː.nə.kəl/
a round piece of glass worn, especially in the past, in front of one eye in order to help you to see more clearly
(Definition of monocle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “monocle”
in Korean 단안경…
in Arabic مونوكل…
in Malaysian cermin mata satu kanta…
in French monocle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時的)單片眼鏡…
in Italian monocolo…
in Spanish monóculo…
in Vietnamese kính một mắt…
in Portuguese monóculo…
in Thai แว่นข้างเดียว…
in German das Monokel…
in Catalan monocle…
in Japanese 片めがね…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时的)单片眼镜…
in Indonesian kacamata sebelah…
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