hollow noun Meaning in Cambridge Learner Dictionary
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hollow

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhɒləʊ/
a hole or empty space in something, or a low area in a surfaceHoles, hollows and dipsEmptyCaves, cracks and crevices
Translations of “hollow”
in Arabic تَجويف…
in Korean 움푹 꺼진 곳…
in Malaysian lembah…
in French creux…
in Turkish çukur, oyuk, kovuk…
in Italian cavità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 坑, 洞, 山谷…
in Russian полость, низина…
in Polish wgłębienie, zagłębienie…
in Vietnamese thung lũng…
in Spanish hondonada…
in Portuguese buraco, cavidade…
in Thai แอ่ง…
in German die Vertiefung…
in Catalan buit, forat…
in Japanese 空洞, くぼみ…
in Indonesian lembah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 坑, 洞, 山谷…
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