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Meaning of “skyscraper” - Learner’s Dictionary

skyscraper

noun [C]     /ˈskaɪˌskreɪpər/
a very tall buildingBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafes
Translations of “skyscraper”
in Korean 고층 건물…
in Arabic ناطِحة سَحاب…
in Portuguese arranha-céu…
in Catalan gratacel…
in Japanese 超高層ビル, 摩天楼…
in Italian grattacielo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 摩天大樓…
in Russian небоскреб…
in Turkish gökdelen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摩天大楼…
in Polish drapacz chmur…
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