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oarnoun [C]

uk   /ɔːr/  us   /ɔːr/
a ​longpole with a ​wide, ​flatpart at one end, used for rowing a ​boat: a ​pair of oars She ​dipped her oars into the ​water and ​pulled.
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(Definition of oar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oarnoun [C]

 us   /ɔr, oʊr/
a ​longpole with a ​wide, ​flatpart at one end which is used to ​row a ​boat (= move it through ​water)
(Definition of oar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oar”
in Korean 노…
in Arabic مِجْذاف…
in Malaysian dayung…
in French aviron, rame…
in Russian весло…
in Chinese (Traditional) 槳, 櫓…
in Italian remo…
in Turkish kayık küreği…
in Polish wiosło…
in Spanish remo…
in Vietnamese mái chèo…
in Portuguese remo…
in Thai ไม้พาย…
in German das Ruder…
in Catalan rem…
in Japanese (ボートの)オール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 桨, 橹…
in Indonesian dayung…
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