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Meaning of “scotch” in the English Dictionary

"scotch" in British English

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scotchverb [T]

uk   /skɒtʃ/  us   /skɑːtʃ/ formal

Scotchnoun [C or U]

uk   /skɒtʃ/  us   /skɑːtʃ/
a ​type of ​whisky (= a ​strongalcoholicdrink) made in ​Scotland: a ​bottle of Scotch I'll have a Scotch (= a ​glass of Scotch).

Scotchadjective

uk   /skɒtʃ/  us   /skɑːtʃ/
made or ​produced in ​Scotland: Scotch ​whisky
(Definition of scotch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scotchverb [T]

 us   /skɑtʃ/
to ​prevent something from being ​believed or being done: The ​company hoped to scotch the ​rumors of a ​takeover.
(Definition of scotch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scotch”
in Spanish poner fin (a)…
in Vietnamese kết thúc, chấm dứt…
in Malaysian mematahkan…
in Thai กำจัด (ข่าวลือ)…
in French mettre fin à…
in German blockieren…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破除, 制止, 取消…
in Turkish bir tür viski…
in Russian шотландское виски…
in Indonesian menghentikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破除, 制止, 取消…
in Polish szkocka (whisky)…
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