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"snowflake" in British English

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snowflakenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsnəʊ.fleɪk/  us   /ˈsnoʊ-/
a ​smallpiece of ​snow that ​falls from the ​sky. Snowflakes are sometimes ​represented as six-sided crystalson ​Christmascards, ​decorations, etc.
(Definition of snowflake from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snowflake" in American English

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snowflakenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsnoʊˌfleɪk/
a ​singlepiece of ​snow that ​falls from the ​sky
(Definition of snowflake from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “snowflake”
in Arabic نَدْفة الثَّلْج…
in Korean 눈송이…
in Portuguese floco de neve…
in Catalan floc de neu…
in Japanese ひとひらの雪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雪花,雪片…
in Turkish kar tanesi…
in Russian снежинка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雪花,雪片…
in Italian fiocco di neve…
in Polish płatek śniegu, śnieżynka…
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