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tail

noun [C] uk   /teɪl/ us  

tail noun [C] (ANIMAL)

B2 a part of an animal's body, sticking out from the base of the back, or something similar in shape or position: The dog wagged its tail excitedly.
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tail noun [C] (PERSON FOLLOWING)

informal someone who follows another person to discover where that person goes, what they do, etc.

tail noun [C] (COIN SIDE)

tails [U] the side of a coin that does not have a picture of someone's head on it
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tail noun [C] (JACKET)

tails [plural] a tailcoat

tail noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

specialized language a phrase that is placed at the end of what a sentence and refers to something mentioned in the sentence
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tail

verb [T] uk   /teɪl/ us  
to follow and watch someone very closely, especially in order to get information secretly: That car has been tailing me for the last ten minutes.
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Traducciones de “tail”
en coreano 꼬리…
en árabe ذَيْل, ذَنَب…
en francés queue…
en turco kuyruk, uç kısım…
en italiano coda…
en chino (tradicionál) 動物, 尾巴, 尾狀物…
en ruso хвост, конец…
en polaco ogon…
en español cola…
en portugués rabo, cauda…
en alemán der Schwanz…
en catalán cua…
en japonés しっぽ, 尾…
en chino (simplificado) 动物, 尾巴, 尾状物…
(Definition of tail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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