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Definición de “ostrich” en inglés

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.
(Definition of ostrich from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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