sky Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sky" in British English

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skynoun

uk   us   /skaɪ/
A2 [S or U] the ​area above the ​earth, in which ​clouds, the ​sun, etc. can be ​seen: a ​blue/​cloudy/​dark sky Can you ​see those ​birds high up in the sky? We looked up at/into the sky at the ​sound of the ​plane.skies [plural] the sky in a ​particularstate or ​place: For ​weeks we had ​cloudlessblue skies. We're off to the ​sunny skies of Florida.
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(Definition of sky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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skynoun

 us   /skɑɪ/
the ​area above the ​earth in which ​clouds, the ​sun, and the ​stars can be ​seen: [U] Whitecloudsdotted the sky. [pl] They ​strolled beneath ​clearblue skies.
(Definition of sky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sky”
in Korean 하늘…
in Arabic سَماء…
in Malaysian langit…
in French ciel…
in Russian небо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天,天空…
in Italian cielo…
in Turkish gök, gökyüzü…
in Polish niebo…
in Spanish cielo…
in Vietnamese trời, bầu trời…
in Portuguese céu…
in Thai ท้องฟ้า…
in German der Himmel…
in Catalan cel…
in Japanese 空, 天…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天,天空…
in Indonesian langit…
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