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puddlenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈpʌd.l̩/
a ​smallpool of ​liquid on the ​ground, ​especially from ​rain
(Definition of puddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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puddlenoun [C]

 us   /ˈpʌd·əl/
a ​pool of ​liquid on the ​ground or ​floor, ​formed by ​filling up the ​holes in ​unevensurfaces: You have to ​step around the puddles in the ​street after a ​rainshower.
(Definition of puddle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “puddle”
in Korean 물웅덩이…
in Arabic برْكة…
in Malaysian lopak…
in French flaque d’eau…
in Russian лужа…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水坑, (尤指)雨水坑…
in Italian pozzanghera…
in Turkish gölcük, su birikintisi…
in Polish kałuża…
in Spanish charco…
in Vietnamese vũng nước…
in Portuguese poça…
in Thai แอ่งน้ำขนาดเล็ก…
in German die Pfütze…
in Catalan bassal…
in Japanese 水たまり…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水坑, (尤指)雨水坑…
in Indonesian kubangan…
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