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Meaning of “axe” - Learner’s Dictionary

axe

noun [C] ( also US ax)     /æks/
a tool consisting of a wooden handle with a sharp piece of metal at one end, used for cutting trees or woodForestry
Translations of “axe”
in Arabic بَلْطة…
in Korean 도끼…
in Malaysian kapak…
in French hache…
in Turkish balta…
in Italian ascia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 斧,斧子…
in Russian топор…
in Polish siekiera, topór…
in Vietnamese cái rìu…
in Spanish hacha…
in Portuguese machado…
in Thai ขวาน…
in German die Axt…
in Catalan destral…
in Japanese (木を切る)おの…
in Indonesian kapak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 斧,斧子…
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