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roller skatenoun [C usually plural]

uk   /ˈrəʊ.lə skeɪt/  us   /ˈroʊ.lɚ skeɪt/
a ​type of ​boot with four ​wheels on the ​bottom that you ​wear in ​order to ​travel along ​quickly for ​enjoyment: a ​pair of ​rollerskates
roller-skating
noun [U] uk   /ˈrəʊ.lə.skeɪ.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈroʊ.lɚ.skeɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
roller-skate
verb [I] uk   us  
(Definition of roller skate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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roller skatenoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈroʊ·lər ˌskeɪt/
a ​boot with ​wheels on the ​bottom that ​lets you ​rollquickly over a ​smoothsurface
roller-skate
verb [I]  us   /ˈroʊ·lərˌskeɪt/
Jessica ​loves to roller-skate in the ​park.
(Definition of roller skate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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