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pointer

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpɔɪntər/
INFORMATION a piece of information that can help you understand a situation or do something better: I asked for some pointers on applying for jobs.Giving adviceInformation and messages
THIN OBJECT an object that you use to point at somethingPoles, rods, shafts and sticks
Translations of “pointer”
in Chinese (Traditional) 指示地方, 指示棒, 教鞭…
in Russian совет, подсказка, указка…
in Turkish öğüt, ipucu, salık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指示地方, 指示棒, 教鞭…
in Polish wskazówka, wskaźnik, strzałka…
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