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Meaning of “fence” - Learner’s Dictionary

fence

noun [C]     /fens/
B2 a wood, wire, or metal structure that divides or goes around an area: a garden/electric fenceFences and rails
→  See also picket fence , sit on the fence
Translations of “fence”
in Arabic سور, سِياج…
in Korean 울타리…
in Malaysian pagar…
in French clôture…
in Turkish çit…
in Italian steccato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結構, 柵欄, 籬笆…
in Russian забор, изгородь…
in Polish ogrodzenie, płot…
in Vietnamese hàng rào…
in Spanish valla, cerca…
in Portuguese cerca…
in Thai รั้ว…
in German der Zaun…
in Catalan tanca…
in Japanese 塀…
in Indonesian pagar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结构, 栅栏, 篱笆…
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