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tentnoun [C]

uk   /tent/ us   /tent/
B1 a shelter made of canvas or a similar material and supported by poles and ropes, that you can fold up and carry with you

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

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tentnoun [C]

us   /tent/
a movable shelter, usually made of a strong cloth supported by poles and held in position by ropes fixed to the ground: We pitched our tents near the stream.
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Translations of “tent”
in Korean 텐트…
in Arabic خَيمة…
in Malaysian khemah…
in French tente…
in Russian палатка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 帳篷…
in Italian tenda…
in Turkish çadır…
in Polish namiot…
in Spanish tienda de campaña, tienda (de campaña)…
in Vietnamese lều…
in Portuguese barraca…
in Thai เต็นท์…
in German das Zelt…
in Catalan tenda de campanya…
in Japanese テント…
in Chinese (Simplified) 帐篷…
in Indonesian tenda…
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