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trap

noun [C]
 
 
/træp/
CATCHING ANIMALS B2 a piece of equipment for catching animals: a mouse trapPlotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and tricking
SITUATION B2 a dangerous or unpleasant situation that is difficult to escape from: [usually singular] Such families get caught in the poverty trap. →  See also booby trap Plotting and trappingPlanning, expecting and arrangingCheating and trickingDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
Translations of “trap”
in Korean 덫…
in Arabic فَخّ…
in French piège…
in Turkish tuzak, kapan, kurtulması zor ve tehlikeli durum…
in Italian trappola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夾子…
in Russian ловушка, капкан…
in Polish pułapka…
in Spanish trampa…
in Portuguese armadilha, cilada…
in German die Falle…
in Catalan trampa…
in Japanese わな…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防止逃走的物件, 陷阱, 夹子…
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