sardine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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sardinenoun [C]

uk   /sɑːˈdiːn/  us   /sɑːr-/
a ​smallseafish that can be ​eaten: a ​tin of sardines
(Definition of sardine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sardinenoun [C]

 us   /sɑrˈdin/
a ​small, ​ediblefish, often ​packed in ​largenumbers in ​flatmetalcontainers: The ​train was so ​crowded, we were ​packed in like sardines (= too ​close together).
(Definition of sardine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sardine”
in Korean 정어리…
in Arabic سَردين…
in Malaysian sardin…
in French sardine…
in Russian сардина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙丁魚…
in Italian sardina…
in Turkish sardalye, sardalye balığı…
in Polish sardynka…
in Spanish sardina…
in Vietnamese cá mòi…
in Portuguese sardinha…
in Thai ปลาซาร์ดีน…
in German die Sardine…
in Catalan sardina…
in Japanese イワシ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙丁鱼…
in Indonesian sarden…
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