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porchnoun [C]

uk   /pɔːtʃ/  us   /pɔːrtʃ/
a ​coveredstructure in ​front of the ​entrance to a ​building US a veranda : We ​sat out on the porch to ​cool off.
(Definition of porch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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porchnoun [C]

 us   /pɔrtʃ/
a ​coveredarea next to the ​entrance of a ​house, sometimes ​open to the ​air and sometimes ​surrounded by a ​screen (= ​wirenet): The back porch ​looks out on ​ourgarden.
(Definition of porch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “porch”
in Korean 현관…
in Arabic شُرفة…
in Malaysian anjung, beranda…
in French porche, véranda…
in Russian крыльцо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門廊, 走廊…
in Italian portico…
in Turkish veranda…
in Polish ganek, weranda…
in Spanish porche, pórtico, terraza…
in Vietnamese mái hiên, hành lang…
in Portuguese terraço, varanda, alpendre…
in Thai เฉลียง, ระเบียง…
in German das Portal, die Veranda…
in Catalan porxo…
in Japanese ポーチ(玄関の外が屋根で覆われている部分), ベランダ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门廊, 走廊…
in Indonesian serambi, beranda…
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