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towernoun [C]

uk   /taʊər/ us   /ˈtaʊ.ɚ/
B1 a tall, narrow structure, often square or circular, that either forms part of a building or stands alone: the Eiffel tower There's a clock on the church tower. He works in an office tower in downtown San Francisco.
a tall, usually metal structure used for broadcasting: a radio/transmission tower

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towerverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   /taʊər/ us   /ˈtaʊ.ɚ/
(Definition of tower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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towernoun [C]

us   /ˈtɑʊ·ər/
a tall, narrow structure that either forms part of a building or stands alone: a clock tower
A tower is also a tall, usually metal structure used for broadcasting: a television tower

towerverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /ˈtɑʊ·ər/
to appear very tall or large, or to be much taller than something else: As we drove on, the Rocky Mountains towered before us. Although he’s only 14, David towers over his mother.
(Definition of tower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tower”
in Korean 탑…
in Arabic بُرْج…
in Malaysian menara…
in French tour…
in Russian башня…
in Chinese (Traditional) 塔, 建築物的塔形部分, 塔樓,高樓…
in Italian torre…
in Turkish kule…
in Polish wieża…
in Spanish torre…
in Vietnamese tháp…
in Portuguese torre…
in Thai ตึกสูง, หอคอย…
in German der Turm…
in Catalan torre…
in Japanese 塔…
in Chinese (Simplified) 塔, 建筑物的塔形部分, 塔楼,高楼…
in Indonesian menara…
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