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werewolfnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwɪə.wʊlf/ /ˈweə.wʊlf/ us   /ˈwer.wʊlf/ /ˈwɪr.wʊlf/ plural werewolves
someone who, in stories, changes into a wolf at the time of the full moon (= when the moon is a complete circle)
(Definition of werewolf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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werewolfnoun [C]

us   /ˈwɪərˌwʊlf, ˈweər-, ˈwɜr-/ plural werewolves /ˈwɪrˌwʊlvz, ˈweər-, ˈwɜr-/
an imaginary creature in stories that is a person who changes into a wolf (= wild animal) when the moon is a complete circle
(Definition of werewolf from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “werewolf”
in Chinese (Simplified) (故事中的)狼人…
in Chinese (Traditional) (故事中的)狼人…
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