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mouse

noun
 
/maʊs/ ( plural mice)
A2 a thing that you move with your hand to control what a computer does
A2 a small animal with fur and a long, thin tail
Translations of “mouse”
in Korean 쥐, (컴퓨터) 마우스…
in Arabic فأر, فأرة…
in French souris…
in Turkish (bilgisayar) kumanda aleti, mouse, fare…
in Italian topo, mouse…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鼠…
in Russian мышь (компьютерная), мышь…
in Polish myszka, mysz…
in Spanish ratón…
in Portuguese camundongo, mouse…
in German die Maus, die Mauszeiger…
in Catalan ratolí…
in Japanese ネズミ, (コンピュータ)マウス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鼠…
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