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door

noun [C]
 
 
/dɔːr/
THING YOU OPEN A1 the part of a building, room, vehicle, or piece of furniture that you open or close to get inside it or out of it: Please shut the door behind you. I can't open the door. There's someone at the door.Doors and parts of doors
SPACE the space in a wall where you enter a building or room: He led us through the door to the rear of the building.Doors and parts of doors
behind closed doors privately and not in public: Most of the deals were done behind closed doors.Secrecy and privacy
two/three, etc doors away in a place that is two/three, etc houses away: We live just a few doors away from the Smiths. →  See also trap door The postal system
Translations of “door”
in Arabic باب…
in Korean 문…
in Malaysian pintu, mencapai…
in French porte, voie…
in Turkish kapı, giriş, antre…
in Italian porta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門, 房子,建築物…
in Russian дверь, вход…
in Polish drzwi…
in Vietnamese cái cửa, phương tiện để đạt được cái gì…
in Spanish puerta…
in Portuguese porta…
in Thai ประตู, วิธีการ…
in German die Tür, das Tor…
in Catalan porta…
in Japanese ドア…
in Indonesian pintu, sarana…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门, 房子,建筑物…
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