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stranger

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstreɪndʒər/
B1 someone you have never met before: I can't just walk up to a complete stranger and start speaking to them.Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
be no stranger to sth to have a lot of experience of something: He's no stranger to hard work himself.Adapting and attuning to somethingAdapting and modifying Changing
Translations of “stranger”
in Korean 이방인…
in Arabic غَريب…
in Portuguese estranho, -a, desconhecido…
in Catalan desconegut -uda…
in Japanese 見知らぬ人…
in Italian estraneo, -a, sconosciuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陌生人, 外地人,外來者…
in Russian незнакомец…
in Turkish yabancı, tanımadık biri, bilinmedik kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陌生人, 外地人,外来者…
in Polish obc-y/a, nieznajom-y/a…
(Definition of stranger from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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