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Meaning of “drill” - Learner’s Dictionary

drill

noun     /drɪl/
TOOL [C] a tool or machine for making holes in a hard substance: an electric drillToolsGardening tools
FOR LEARNING [C, U] a teaching method in which students repeat something several times to help them learn it: We do lots of drills to practise pronunciation.Exams, tests and exercises
an emergency/fire, etc drill an occasion when you practise what to do in an emergency/fire, etcPreparing
SOLDIERS [C, U] an occasion when soldiers do training for marchingMilitary training and ceremonies
Translations of “drill”
in Arabic مِثْقَاب…
in Korean 드릴…
in Malaysian latihan…
in French exercice…
in Turkish matkap, alıştırma, tekrara dayalı bir öğretim yöntemi…
in Italian trapano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工具, 鑽, 鑽床…
in Russian дрель, упражнение, тренировка…
in Polish wiertarka, ćwiczenie utrwalające, musztra…
in Vietnamese bài luyện tập…
in Spanish instrucción…
in Portuguese broca…
in Thai การฝึกฝน…
in German das Exerzieren…
in Catalan trepant…
in Japanese きり, ドリル…
in Indonesian latihan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工具, 钻, 钻床…
(Definition of drill noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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