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arm

noun [C]
 
 
/ɑːm/
BODY PART A1 the long part at each side of the human body, ending in a hand: She held the tiny baby in her arms. He put his arms around her. She was standing with her arms folded (= with one arm crossed over the other). The arm
arm in arm with your arm gently supporting or being supported by someone else's arm: They walked through the park, arm in arm.Having in your hands
CLOTHES the part of a piece of clothing that you put your arm inParts of clothes
CHAIR the part of a chair where your arm restsChairs and seats
→  See also arms , twist sb's arm
Translations of “arm”
in Korean 팔…
in Arabic ذِراع…
in French bras, accoudoir…
in Turkish kol, elbise kolu, sandalye…
in Italian braccio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 臂,手臂, 上肢…
in Russian рука, рукав, подлокотник…
in Polish ręka, ramię, rękaw…
in Spanish brazo…
in Portuguese braço…
in German der Arm, die Arm (lehne, …)…
in Catalan braç…
in Japanese (人間の)腕…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 臂,手臂, 上肢…
(Definition of arm noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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