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shoenoun [C]

uk   /ʃuː/ us   /ʃuː/
A1 one of a pair of coverings for your feet, usually made of a strong material such as leather, with a thick leather or plastic sole (= base) and usually a heel: flat/high-heeled shoes running/tennis shoes He put on/took off his new pair of shoes. Hurry and do up/lace up your shoes. a shoe shop
a horseshoe

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shoeverb [T]

uk   /ʃuː/ us   /ʃuː/ present participle shoeing, past tense and past participle shod or US also shoed
(Definition of shoe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoe”
in Korean 신발…
in Arabic حِذاء…
in Malaysian kasut, ladam…
in French chaussure, fer à cheval…
in Russian туфля, ботинок…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞋, 馬蹄鐵…
in Italian scarpa…
in Turkish ayakkabı, pabuç…
in Polish but…
in Spanish zapato, herradura…
in Vietnamese giày, sắt bịt móng…
in Portuguese sapato…
in Thai รองเท้า, เกือกม้า…
in German der Schuh, das Hufeisen…
in Catalan sabata…
in Japanese 靴…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞋, 马蹄铁…
in Indonesian sepatu, ladam, sepatu kuda…
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