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Meaning of “streetlight” in the English Dictionary

"streetlight" in British English

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streetlightnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstriːt.laɪt/ (also streetlamp )
a ​light in or at the ​side of a ​road or ​publicarea that is usually ​supported on a ​tallpost: He ​crashed his ​car into a streetlight.
(Definition of streetlight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"streetlight" in American English

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streetlightnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstritˌlɑɪt/ (also streetlamp,  /ˈstritˌlæmp/ )
a ​light, usually on a ​tallpost, that ​lights a ​road at ​night
(Definition of streetlight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “streetlight”
in Arabic أضْواء الشّارِع…
in Korean 가로등…
in Portuguese luz de rua…
in Catalan fanal…
in Japanese 街灯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 街灯,路灯…
in Turkish sokak lambası…
in Russian уличный фонарь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 街燈,路燈…
in Italian lampione…
in Polish latarnia uliczna…
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