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Meaning of “violin” in the English Dictionary

"violin" in British English

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violinnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌvaɪəˈlɪn/
A2 a ​woodenmusicalinstrument with four ​strings that is ​held against the ​neck and ​played by ​moving a bowacross the ​strings

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

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violinnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˌvɑɪ·əˈlɪn/
a ​small, ​woodenmusicalinstrument with four ​strings that a ​playerholds against his or her ​neck and ​plays with a ​bow (= ​stick with ​hairsattached to it), or this ​type of ​instrumentgenerally
(Definition of violin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “violin”
in Korean 바이올린…
in Arabic كَمان…
in Malaysian violin, biola…
in French violon…
in Russian скрипка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小提琴…
in Italian violino…
in Turkish keman…
in Polish skrzypce…
in Spanish violín…
in Vietnamese vĩ cầm…
in Portuguese violino…
in Thai ไวโอลิน…
in German die Violine…
in Catalan violí…
in Japanese バイオリン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小提琴…
in Indonesian biola…
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