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bikini

noun [C]
 
 
/bɪˈkiːni/
B2 a piece of clothing with two parts that women wear for swimming Sportswear and swimwear
Translations of “bikini”
in Korean 비키니 수영복…
in Arabic بيكيني (لِباس سِباحة نِسائي مِن قِطْعَتََيْن)…
in French bikini…
in Turkish bikini…
in Italian bikini, due pezzi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比基尼泳衣,三點式泳衣,比基尼泳裝…
in Russian бикини…
in Polish bikini…
in Spanish biquini, bikini…
in Portuguese biquíni…
in German der Bikini…
in Catalan biquini…
in Japanese ビキニ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比基尼泳装,三点式泳装…
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