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pencil sharpenernoun [C]

/ˈpen.səl ˌʃɑː.pən.ər/  us   /ˈpen.səl ˌʃɑːr.pən.ɚ/
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pencil sharpenernoun [C]

 us   /ˈpen·səl ˌʃɑr·pə·nər/
an electric, mechanical, or small hand-held device for making a sharp point on pencils
(Definition of pencil sharpener from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pencil sharpener”
in Arabic مِبراة…
in Korean 연필 깎이…
in Portuguese apontador de lápis…
in Catalan maquineta de fer punta…
in Japanese 鉛筆削り…
in Turkish kalem açacağı…
in Russian точилка…
in Italian temperamatite…
in Polish temperówka…
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