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electricity

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪˌlekˈtrɪsəti/
A2 a type of energy that can produce light and heat, or make machines work: The electricity has been turned off. an electricity billElectricity and electronics
Translations of “electricity”
in Arabic كَهْرَباء…
in Korean 전기…
in Malaysian elektrik…
in French électricité…
in Turkish elektrik…
in Italian elettricità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電, 電能…
in Russian электричество…
in Polish elektryczność…
in Vietnamese điện…
in Spanish electricidad…
in Portuguese eletricidade…
in Thai กระแสไฟฟ้า…
in German die Elektrizität…
in Catalan electricitat…
in Japanese 電気…
in Indonesian tenaga listrik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电, 电能…
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