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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 Arabic فَكّ…
in Korean 턱…
in Malaysian rahang, mulut…
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 Vietnamese quai hàm, miệng…
in Spanish maxilar, mandíbula…
in Portuguese mandíbula, maxilar…
in Thai ขากรรไกรบนหรือล่าง, ขากรรไกร…
in German der Kiefer, das Maul…
in Catalan mandíbula…
in Japanese あご…
in Indonesian rahang, mulut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 下颌,下巴, 颌…
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