rectangle Meaning in Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
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rectangle

noun
 
/ˈrektæŋɡl/
a shape with four 90° angles and four sides, with opposite sides of equal length and two sides longer than the other two
Translations of “rectangle”
in Arabic مُسْتَطيل…
in Korean 직사각형…
in Malaysian empat segi…
in French rectangle…
in Turkish dikdörtgen…
in Italian rettangolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長方形, 矩形…
in Russian прямоугольник…
in Polish prostokąt…
in Vietnamese hình chữ nhật…
in Spanish rectángulo…
in Portuguese retângulo…
in Thai สี่เหลี่ยมผืนผ้า…
in German das Rechteck…
in Catalan rectangle…
in Japanese 長方形…
in Indonesian segiempat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长方形, 矩形…
(Definition of rectangle from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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