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where

adverb
 
 
/weər/
A1 used to ask about the place or position of someone or something: Where does she live? Where are my car keys?Question words and expressions
Translations of “where”
in Korean 어디에…
in Arabic أيْن…
in French oû…
in Turkish nerede…
in Italian dove…
in Chinese (Traditional) 去哪裡, 在哪裡, 處於某種階段…
in Russian где?…
in Polish gdzie…
in Spanish dónde…
in Portuguese onde, aonde…
in German wo(-hin, -her)…
in Catalan on…
in Japanese どこに(へ、を、で)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 去哪里, 在哪里, 处于某种阶段…
(Definition of where adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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