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squint

verb [I]
 
 
/skwɪnt/
to look at something with your eyes partly closed: She was squinting at her computer screen.The eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyesUsing the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
Translations of “squint”
in Spanish bizquear, echar una mirada…
in French loucher, plonger son regard dans…
in German schielen, blinzeln…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞇起眼看…
in Russian щуриться…
in Turkish gözlerini kısarak bakmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眯起眼看…
in Polish mrużyć oczy…
(Definition of squint from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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