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ovaladjective

uk   /ˈəʊ.vəl/ us   /ˈoʊ.vəl/
(Definition of oval from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ovaladjective

us   /ˈoʊ·vəl/
shaped like a circle that is flattened with two long, straight sides and round ends, or shaped like an egg: an oval table
oval
noun [C] us   /ˈoʊ·vəl/
The sculptor created patterns of cylinders, cones, and ovals.
(Definition of oval from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oval”
in Korean 계란형의…
in Arabic بَيْضَوي…
in Malaysian bujur…
in French ovale…
in Russian овальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橢圓形的, 卵形的…
in Italian ovale…
in Turkish oval, yumurta şeklinde…
in Polish owalny…
in Spanish ovalado, oval…
in Vietnamese có hình bầu dục…
in Portuguese oval…
in Thai ซึ่งเป็นรูปไข่…
in German oval…
in Catalan ovalat…
in Japanese 卵形の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 椭圆形的, 卵形的…
in Indonesian bujur telur…
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