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"outstretched" in British English

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outstretchedadjective

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈstretʃt/
reaching out as ​far as ​possible: He ​ran up to her, his ​arms outstretched. She put some ​pesos into the little girl's outstretched ​hand.
(Definition of outstretched from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outstretched" in American English

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outstretchedadjective

 us   /ˌɑʊtˈstretʃt/
stretched as ​far as ​possible or ​held out in ​front: outstretched ​arms
(Definition of outstretched from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outstretched”
in Chinese (Simplified) 展开的,伸出的…
in Turkish iki yana olabildiğince esneyen/açılan, uzatılmış, uzanmış…
in Russian протянутый, распростертый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 展開的,伸出的…
in Polish wyciągnięty…
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