orphanage Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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orphanagenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɔː.fən.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈɔːr-/
a ​home for ​children whose ​parents are ​dead or ​unable to ​care for them
(Definition of orphanage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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orphanagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɔr·fə·nɪdʒ/
a ​home for ​children whose ​parents are ​dead or ​unable to ​care for them
(Definition of orphanage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “orphanage”
in Arabic دار الأيتام…
in Korean 고아원…
in Portuguese orfanato…
in Catalan orfenat…
in Japanese 孤児院…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孤儿院…
in Turkish öksüzler yurdu, yetimhane…
in Russian приют для сирот…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孤兒院…
in Italian orfanotrofio…
in Polish sierociniec…
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