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slumbernoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈslʌm.bər/  us   /-bɚ/ literary
sleep: I ​fell into a ​gentle slumber. I didn't ​want to ​rouse you from ​your slumbers.figurative Sharp ​cuts in ​interestrates have ​failed to ​bring the ​economy out of ​its slumber.

slumberverb [I]

uk   /ˈslʌm.bər/  us   /-bɚ/ literary
to ​sleep
(Definition of slumber from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slumbernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈslʌm·bər/
sleep: [C] She ​felt as if she had ​awakened from a ​long slumber.
slumber
verb [I]  us   /ˈslʌm·bər/
The ​smalltown slumbered in the ​moonlight.
(Definition of slumber from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slumber”
in Spanish dormir…
in Vietnamese ngủ…
in Malaysian tidur…
in Thai งีบหลับ…
in French dormir (paisiblement)…
in German schlummern…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡觉,睡眠…
in Turkish uyku…
in Russian сон, дремота…
in Indonesian tidur…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡覺,睡眠…
in Polish sen…
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