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Meaning of “shovel” - Learner’s Dictionary

shovel

noun [C]     /ˈʃʌvəl/
a tool with a long handle, used for digging or moving things such as soil or snowToolsGardening tools
shovel verb [I, T] ( present participle mainly UK shovelling, past tense and past participle shovelled, present participle US shoveling, past tense and past participle shoveled)
Translations of “shovel”
in Arabic رَفش…
in Korean 삽…
in Malaysian penyodok…
in French pelle…
in Turkish kürek…
in Italian pala, badile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鏟, (大機器的)鏟鬥, 一鏟(的量)…
in Russian лопата…
in Polish łopata, szufla…
in Vietnamese cái xẻng…
in Spanish pala…
in Portuguese pá…
in Thai พลั่ว…
in German die Schaufel…
in Catalan pala…
in Japanese シャベル, ショベル…
in Indonesian sekop…
in Chinese (Simplified) 铲, (大机器的)铲斗, 一铲(的量)…
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