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dam

noun [C]
 
 
/dæm/
a strong wall built across a river to stop the water and make a lakeDitches, dams and tunnels
dam verb [T] ( present participle damming, past tense and past participle dammed) to build a dam across a riverDitches, dams and tunnels
Translations of “dam”
in Korean 댐…
in Arabic سَدّ…
in French barrage, réservoir…
in Turkish baraj…
in Italian diga…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指旨在蓄水的)水壩,水堤…
in Russian дамба, плотина…
in Polish zapora, tama…
in Spanish dique, presa, embalse…
in Portuguese barragem, represa…
in German der Staudamm, der Stausee…
in Catalan presa…
in Japanese ダム…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旨在蓄水的)堤坝,水坝…
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