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mirror

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmɪrər/
A2 a piece of glass with a shiny metallic material on one side that produces an image of anything that is in front of it: a bathroom mirror He looked at his reflection in the mirror. →  See also rear-view mirror , wing mirror Glass
Translations of “mirror”
in Korean 거울…
in Arabic مِرْآة…
in French miroir…
in Turkish ayna…
in Italian specchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玻璃, 鏡,鏡子…
in Russian зеркало…
in Polish lustro, lusterko…
in Spanish espejo…
in Portuguese espelho…
in German der Spiegel…
in Catalan mirall…
in Japanese 鏡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玻璃, 镜,镜子…
(Definition of mirror noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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