she'll Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “she'll” in the English Dictionary

"she'll" in British English

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uk   us   /ʃil/ /ʃiːl/
short form of she will: She'll be here ​later.
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  • She'll be there this ​afternoon.
  • She'll ​eat most things.
  • She'll ​tell Dan.
  • I'll ​see if she'll come.
  • Ask her if she'll be ​bringing Naomi.


uk   us   /ʃel/

she'll noun (COVERING)

B2 [C or U] the hard ​outercovering of something, ​especiallynuts, ​eggs, and some ​animals: Brazilnuts have very hard shells. A ​piece of shell ​fell into the ​cakemixture. the shell of a ​snail/​crab/​tortoise a shell ​necklace (= a ​piece of ​jewellery made out of the shells of ​smallseacreatures) [C] the ​basicouterstructure of a ​building or ​vehicle, ​especially when the ​parts inside have been ​destroyed or taken or have not ​yet been made: the shell of a burned-out ​farmhouse
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she'll noun (EXPLOSIVE)

[C] a ​container, usually with a ​pointed end, that is ​filled with ​explosives and ​shot from a ​largegun: Artillery and mortar shells were ​landing in the outskirts of the ​city.

she'll noun (BOAT)

[C] a ​type of ​boat used for ​racing, ​driven by ​people using oars (= ​poles with ​flatends)

she'll noun (COMPANY)

a ​company that is used to ​hideillegalactivities: The shell ​advertisedbonds for ​sale to ​investors, but this ​offering was ​essentially a ​fraud because no ​bondseverexisted.

shellverb [T]

uk   us   /ʃel/

she'll verb [T] (COVERING)

to ​remove peas, ​nuts, etc. from ​their shells or ​theirnaturalcovering

she'll verb [T] (EXPLOSIVE)

to ​fire shells at something: They were under ​orders to shell the ​hospital and the ​townhall.
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈʃel.ɪŋ/
Shelling of ​enemylinescontinued all ​day.
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of she'll from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “she'll”
in Chinese (Simplified) 她会…
in Turkish she will' fiil yapısının kısa hâli…
in Russian сокращ. от she will…
in Chinese (Traditional) 她會…
in Polish -…
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