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snakes and laddersnoun [U]

uk   us   UK (US trademark chutes and ladders)
a children's ​gameplayed on a ​board that has ​pictures of ​snakes and ladders
(Definition of snakes and ladders from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 蛇梯棋(儿童游戏,棋盘上有蛇和梯的图案)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 梯盤棋(兒童遊戲,棋盤上有蛇和梯的圖案)…
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