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fish

noun
 
 
/fɪʃ/ ( plural fish, fishes)
ANIMAL [C] A1 an animal that lives only in water and swims using its tail and fins (= thin, triangular parts): Are there any fish in the pond?Sea fishFish and seafoodFreshwater fishFish and seafood
FOOD [U] A1 fish eaten as food: fish and chips Fish and seafoodSea fishFreshwater fish
Translations of “fish”
in Korean 물고기, 생선…
in Arabic سَمَك…
in French poisson…
in Turkish balık, (yemek) balık…
in Italian pesce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 魚肉…
in Russian рыба…
in Polish ryba…
in Spanish pez, pescado…
in Portuguese peixe…
in German der Fisch…
in Catalan peix…
in Japanese 魚, (食べ物としての)魚…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鱼肉…
(Definition of fish noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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