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ostrich

noun [C] uk   /ˈɒs.trɪtʃ/ us    /ˈɑː.strɪtʃ/

ostrich noun [C] (BIRD)

a very large bird from Africa that cannot fly: The ostrich is the fastest animal on two legs.

ostrich noun [C] (PERSON)

informal someone who says that a problem does not exist, because they do not want to deal with it: If you're an ostrich about your debts, you're only going to make matters worse.
Traducciones de “ostrich”
en coreano 타조…
en árabe نَعامة…
en francés autruche…
en turco devekuşu…
en italiano struzzo…
en chino (tradicionál) 鳥, 鴕鳥…
en ruso страус…
en polaco struś…
en español avestruz…
en portugués avestruz…
en alemán der Strauß…
en catalán estruç…
en japonés ダチョウ…
en chino (simplificado) 鸟, 鸵鸟…
(Definition of ostrich from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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