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pentagonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpen.tə.ɡən/ us   /-t̬ə.ɡɑːn/

the Pentagonnoun

uk   /ˈpen.tə.ɡən/ us   /ˈpen.t̬ə.ɡɑːn/
the building in Washington where the US Defense Department is based, or the US Defense Department itself: The Pentagon is aiming to cut US forces by over 25 percent in the next five years.

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pentagonnoun [C]

us   /ˈpent·əˌɡɑn/
geometry a flat, five-sided shape with five angles

Pentagonnoun [U]

us   /ˈpent·əˌɡɑn/
the building where the US Defense Department is based, or the US Defense Department itself
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Translations of “pentagon”
in Spanish pentágono…
in Vietnamese hình ngũ giác…
in Malaysian pentagon…
in Thai รูปห้าเหลี่ยม…
in French pentagone…
in German das Fünfeck…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五边形,五角形…
in Indonesian segi lima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 五邊形,五角形…
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