pentagon Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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pentagonnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpen.tə.ɡən/  us   /-t̬ə.ɡɑːn/
a ​shape with five ​sides and five ​angles
(Definition of pentagon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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
(Definition of pentagon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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