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village

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈvɪlɪdʒ/
A1 a place where people live in the countryside that includes buildings such as shops and a school but which is smaller than a town: She lives in a small village outside Oxford. a village shopTowns, cities and villages (general)
Translations of “village”
in Arabic قَرْية…
in Korean 마을…
in Malaysian kampung, penduduk kampung…
in French (du) village, village…
in Turkish köy…
in Italian villaggio, paese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 村莊, 村子, 全體村民…
in Russian деревня…
in Polish wieś, wioska…
in Vietnamese ngôi làng, dân làng…
in Spanish pueblo…
in Portuguese povoado, vila, lugarejo…
in Thai หมู่บ้าน, ชุมชน…
in German das Dorf, Dorf-……
in Catalan poble, llogarret…
in Japanese 村…
in Indonesian desa, penduduk desa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 村庄, 村子, 全体村民…
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