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axenoun [C]

(US also ax) uk   us   /æks/
a tool that has a heavy iron or steel blade at the end of a long wooden handle, used for cutting wood: Julian used an axe to chop down the old apple tree.the axe (US also the ax) the situation in which someone loses their job: Over 500 staff are facing the axe.get the axe (US also get the ax) When a service, plan, etc. gets the axe, it is stopped or prevented from happening: Religious programmes will be the first to get the axe if she's put in charge of the station.

axeverb [T]

(US also ax) uk   us   /æks/
to reduce services, jobs, payments, etc. a lot or completely without warning or in a single action: Because of the recession the company is to axe 350 jobs. The TV series will be axed owing to a decline in popularity.
Traducciones de “axe”
en árabe بَلْطة…
en coreano 도끼…
in Malaysian kapak…
en francés hache…
en turco balta…
en italiano ascia…
en chino (tradicionál) 斧,斧子…
en ruso топор…
en polaco siekiera, topór…
in Vietnamese cái rìu…
en español hacha…
en portugués machado…
in Thai ขวาน…
en alemán die Axt…
en catalán destral…
en japonés (木を切る)おの…
in Indonesian kapak…
en chino (simplificado) 斧,斧子…
(Definition of axe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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