roe Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"roe" in British English

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roenoun [U]

uk   /rəʊ/  us   /roʊ/
fisheggs, ​eaten as ​food
(Definition of roe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"roe" in American English

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roenoun [U]

 us   /roʊ/
the ​mass of ​eggs inside a ​femalefish, which is ​eaten as ​food
(Definition of roe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ROE" in Business English

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ROEnoun [U]

uk   us   FINANCE, ACCOUNTING
abbreviation for return on equity
(Definition of ROE from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “roe”
in Spanish hueva…
in Vietnamese trứng cá…
in Malaysian telur ikan…
in Thai ไข่ปลา…
in French oeufs (de poissons)…
in German der Rogen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (供食用的)鱼卵…
in Turkish balık yumurtası…
in Russian икра…
in Indonesian telur ikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) (供食用的)魚卵…
in Polish ikra…
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