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Meaning of “firework” - Learner’s Dictionary

firework

noun [C]     /ˈfaɪəwɜːk/
B1 a small object that explodes to produce a loud noise and bright colours and is often used to celebrate special events: a firework display Explosives in general
Translations of “firework”
in Korean 폭죽…
in Arabic أَلْعاب نَاريّة…
in Portuguese fogo de artifício…
in Catalan coet…
in Japanese 花火…
in Italian fuoco artificiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爆炸物, 煙火, 煙花…
in Russian фейерверк…
in Turkish havai fişek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爆炸物, 焰火, 烟花…
in Polish fajerwerk…
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