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bicycle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈbaɪsɪkl/
A2 a vehicle with two wheels that you sit on and move by turning the two pedals (= parts you press with your feet) Bicycles
Translations of “bicycle”
in Korean 자전거…
in Arabic دَرّاجة هَوائيّة…
in French bicyclette…
in Turkish bisiklet…
in Italian bicicletta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腳踏車,單車,自行車…
in Russian велосипед…
in Polish rower…
in Spanish bicicleta…
in Portuguese bicicleta…
in German das Fahrrad…
in Catalan bicicleta…
in Japanese 自転車…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脚踏车,自行车…
(Definition of bicycle from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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