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jaw

noun [C]
 
 
/dʒɔː/
B2 either of the two bones in your mouth that contain your teeth Bone structures
sb's jaw drops If someone's jaw drops, their mouth opens because they are very surprised.Surprised
Translations of “jaw”
in Korean 턱…
in Arabic فَكّ…
in French mâchoire, mâchoires, gueule…
in Turkish çene…
in Italian mandibola, mascella…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 下頜,下巴, 頜…
in Russian челюсть…
in Polish szczęka…
in Spanish maxilar, mandíbula…
in Portuguese mandíbula, maxilar…
in German der Kiefer, das Maul…
in Catalan mandíbula…
in Japanese あご…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 下颌,下巴, 颌…
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