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creature

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkriːtʃər/
B1 anything that lives but is not a plant: Dolphins are intelligent creatures.Plants and animals - general words
Translations of “creature”
in Korean 생물…
in Arabic مَخْلوق, كَاِئن حَي…
in French créature…
in Turkish yaratık…
in Italian creatura, bestia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物, 動物, (神秘不尋常的)怪物,生物…
in Russian существо…
in Polish stworzenie…
in Spanish criatura…
in Portuguese criatura…
in German das Geschöpf, die Kreatur…
in Catalan criatura…
in Japanese 生き物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物, 动物, (神秘不寻常的)怪物,生物…
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