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uk   /skeɪt/ us   /skeɪt/
  • skate noun (BOOT)

A2 [C] plural skates a special boot with a thin metal bar attached to the bottom that you wear to move quickly on ice, or a boot with four small wheels fixed to the bottom so that you can move over a hard surface: a pair of ice skates a pair of roller skates

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skateverb [I + adv/prep, T]

uk   /skeɪt/ us   /skeɪt/
(Definition of skate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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skatenoun [C]

us   /skeɪt/
a special shoe or boot with wheels for moving quickly over a smooth surface, or an ice skate (= shoe with a metal blade for sliding over ice): I caught my skates in a rut and fell.
verb [I] us   /skeɪt/
She skated over to me.
noun [C] us   /ˈskeɪ·t̬ər/
Skaters glided across the ice.
noun [U] us   /ˈskeɪ·t̬ɪŋ/
She loves to go skating.
(Definition of skate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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