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Meaning of “street” in the English Dictionary

"street" in British English

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streetnoun [C]

uk   us   /striːt/
A1 a ​road in a ​city or ​town that has ​buildings that are usually ​close together along one or both ​sides: The streets were ​strewn with ​rubbish after the ​parade. a street ​map Our ​daughterlives just across the street from us. Diane's ​house is in/on Cherry Street. Men ​whistle at us when we're just walking down the street. Make ​sure you ​look both ​ways when you cross the street. The town's streets were deserted by ​dusk. At five in the ​morning, there were still ​crowds of ​people roaming the streets. I ​bought these ​sunglasses from a street vendor in Florence.take to the streets When ​people take to the streets, they ​expresstheiropposition to something in ​public and often ​violently: Thousands of ​people have taken to the streets to ​protest against the ​militarycoup.

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(Definition of street from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"street" in American English

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streetnoun [C]

 us   /strit/
a ​road in a ​city or ​town, usually with ​buildings along one or both ​sides: Our ​daughterlivesacross the street from us. Look both ​ways when you cross the street. A street sometimes ​means a ​road and the ​sidewalks (= ​paths) along it: The streets were ​full of ​people. A ​group of ​laughingchildrenran down the street.
(Definition of street from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “street”
in Korean 거리…
in Arabic شارِع…
in Malaysian jalan, Jln.…
in French rue…
in Russian улица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 街,街道,大街…
in Italian via…
in Turkish cadde…
in Polish ulica…
in Spanish calle…
in Vietnamese đường phố, phố…
in Portuguese rua…
in Thai ถนน, ชื่อถนน…
in German die Straße…
in Catalan carrer…
in Japanese (家や建物が並ぶ)通り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 街,街道,大街…
in Indonesian jalan, Jalan…
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