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sack

noun
 
 
/sæk/
[C] a large bag made of paper, plastic, or cloth and used to carry or store thingsBags in general
the sack UK B2 When someone gets the sack or is given the sack, they are told to leave their job: He got the sack from his last job.Firing staff and being fired
Translations of “sack”
in Korean 부대자루…
in Arabic جِوال, زَكيبة…
in French sac…
in Turkish çuval, büyük torba…
in Italian sacco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
in Russian мешок…
in Polish worek…
in Spanish saco…
in Portuguese saco…
in German der Sack…
in Catalan sac…
in Japanese ずだ袋, 大袋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 袋子, 大布袋, 麻袋…
(Definition of sack noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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