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somersaultnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsʌm.ə.sɔːlt/  us   /-ɚ.sɑːlt/
somersault
verb [I] uk   us  
The ​busplunged down the ​embankment, somersaulted ​twice, and ​finallylanded on ​itsside.
(Definition of somersault from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"somersault" in American English

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somersaultnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/
a ​rollingmovement or ​jump, either ​forward or ​backward, in which you ​turn over ​completely, with ​yourbody above ​yourhead, and ​finish on ​yourfeet: She ​turned somersaults on the ​lawn.
somersault
verb [I]  us   /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/
The ​busplunged down the ​hill, somersaulted ​twice, and ​landed on ​itsside.
(Definition of somersault from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “somersault”
in Korean 재주넘기…
in Arabic شَقْلَبة…
in Malaysian balik kuang…
in French culbute…
in Russian сальто…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筋斗…
in Italian capriola…
in Turkish takla, perende…
in Polish fikołek, koziołek, przewrót…
in Spanish salto mortal…
in Vietnamese cú nhảy lộn nhào…
in Portuguese cambalhota…
in Thai การตีลังกา…
in German der Purzelbaum…
in Catalan tombarella…
in Japanese 宙返り, とんぼ返り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 筋斗…
in Indonesian jungkir balik…
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