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"sapphire" in British English

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sapphirenoun

uk   /ˈsæf.aɪər/  us   /-aɪr/
sapphire
adjective uk   us   (also sapphire blue)
a sapphire ​sea
(Definition of sapphire from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sapphirenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsæf·ɑɪər/
a ​transparentpreciousstone that is usually ​brightblue
(Definition of sapphire from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sapphire”
in Korean 청옥, 사파이어…
in Arabic صَفير (حَجَر كَريم)…
in Malaysian batu nilam…
in French (de) saphir…
in Russian сапфир…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藍寶石, 寶石藍色(的),天藍色(的)…
in Italian zaffiro…
in Turkish safir, gök yakut…
in Polish szafir…
in Spanish zafiro…
in Vietnamese ngọc bích…
in Portuguese safira…
in Thai พลอยสีน้ำเงินเข้ม…
in German der Saphir, Saphir……
in Catalan safir…
in Japanese サファイア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蓝宝石, 宝石蓝色(的),天蓝色(的)…
in Indonesian safir…
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