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sleep

verb
 
 
/sliːp/ ( past tense and past participle slept)
A1 [I] to be in the state of rest when your eyes are closed, your body is not active, and your mind is unconscious: We had to sleep in the car that night. Did you sleep well?Sleep and sleeping
sleep four/six, etc If a place sleeps four, six, etc, it is big enough for that number of people to sleep in.Accommodating people
→  See also not sleep a wink , sleep on it , sleep in , sleep sth off , sleep over , sleep through sth , sleep with sb
Translations of “sleep”
in Arabic يَنام…
in Korean 자다…
in Malaysian tidur…
in French dormir…
in Turkish uyumak…
in Italian dormire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 睡,睡覺, 入睡, (車輛、帳篷等)躺得下,可供…睡覺…
in Russian спать…
in Polish spać…
in Vietnamese ngủ…
in Spanish dormir…
in Portuguese dormir…
in Thai หลับ…
in German schlafen…
in Catalan dormir…
in Japanese 眠る, 寝る…
in Indonesian tidur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 睡,睡觉, 入睡, (车辆、帐篷等)躺得下,可供…睡觉…
(Definition of sleep verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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