polar bear Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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polar bearnoun [C]

uk   us  
B2 a bear with ​whitefur that ​lives in the ​Arctic
(Definition of polar bear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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polar bearnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpoʊ·lər ˌbeər/
a ​large, ​white bear that ​lives in the ​coldregions of the ​north
(Definition of polar bear from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “polar bear”
in Arabic دُبّ قُطْبي…
in Korean 북극곰, 흰곰…
in Portuguese urso polar…
in Catalan ós polar…
in Japanese シロクマ, ホッキョクグマ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 北极熊…
in Turkish kutup ayısı…
in Russian белый медведь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 北極熊…
in Italian orso bianco…
in Polish niedźwiedź polarny…
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