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rat

noun [C]
 
 
/ræt/
ANIMAL A2 an animal that looks like a large mouse and has a long tail: Rats carry disease.Rodents and similar animals
PERSON informal an unpleasant, dishonest personCheating and trickingPlotting and trappingUnpleasant menUnpleasant people in generalDishonest peopleLies, lying and hypocrisyCheating and tricking
Translations of “rat”
in Korean 쥐…
in Arabic جُرَذ…
in French rat, salaud…
in Turkish sıçan, iri fare, lağım faresi…
in Italian ratto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 鼠, 老鼠…
in Russian крыса, мерзавец…
in Polish szczur, kanalia…
in Spanish rata, canalla…
in Portuguese rato…
in German die Ratte, der/die Überläufer(in)…
in Catalan rata…
in Japanese ねずみ(ハツカネズミよりも大きい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 鼠, 老鼠…
(Definition of rat from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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