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Meaning of “dent” - Learner’s Dictionary

dent

noun [C]     /dent/
DAMAGE a hollow area in a hard surface where it has been hit: The car door had a dent in it.Holes, hollows and dips
REDUCTION a reduction in something: The cost of repairs made a serious dent in my savings.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
Translations of “dent”
in Arabic انبِعاج…
in Korean 움푹 패인 곳…
in Malaysian kemik…
in French bosse…
in Turkish çukur, göçük, girinti…
in Italian ammaccatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) (物體表面上的)坑,凹陷…
in Russian вмятина, брешь…
in Polish wgniecenie, uszczerbek, wyrwa…
in Vietnamese vết lõm…
in Spanish abolladura…
in Portuguese depressão…
in Thai รอยบุ๋ม…
in German die Beule…
in Catalan abonyegadura…
in Japanese へこみ…
in Indonesian penyok…
in Chinese (Simplified) (物体表面上的)坑,凹陷…
(Definition of dent noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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