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muscle

noun
 
 
/ˈmʌsl/
BODY [C, U] B2 one of many pieces of tissue in the body that are connected to bones and which produce movement by becoming longer or shorter: aching joints and muscles stomach/thigh muscles I think I may have pulled (= injured) a muscle.Substances and structures in the body
CONTROL [U] the ability to control or influence people: political/military musclePower to control
Translations of “muscle”
in Korean 근육…
in Arabic عَضَلة…
in French muscle…
in Turkish kas, adele, güç…
in Italian muscolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部分, 肌肉…
in Russian мышца, мускул, влияние…
in Polish mięsień, wpływy…
in Spanish músculo…
in Portuguese músculo…
in German der Muskel…
in Catalan múscul…
in Japanese 筋肉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部份, 肌肉…
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