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pen

noun [C]
 
 
/pen/
WRITING TOOL A1 a long, thin object that you use to write or draw in ink Writing implements
AREA a small area with a fence around it that you keep animals in: a pig/sheep pen →  See also ballpoint pen , felt-tip pen , fountain pen Animal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
Translations of “pen”
in Arabic قَلَم…
in Korean 펜…
in Malaysian petak…
in French enclos…
in Turkish dolma kalem, ağıl, hayvan barınağı…
in Italian penna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 書寫工具, (用墨水的)筆…
in Russian ручка, загон…
in Polish długopis, zagroda…
in Vietnamese chỗ quây kín…
in Spanish corral…
in Portuguese caneta…
in Thai คอก…
in German der Pferch…
in Catalan bolígraf, ploma…
in Japanese ペン…
in Indonesian kandang terbuka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 书写工具, (用墨水的)笔…
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