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flank

verb [T]  us   /flæŋk/
to be at the side of someone or something: Secret Service agents flanked the president’s car.

flank

noun [C]  us   /flæŋk/
the side of something: Troops attacked the enemy’s left flank. A person’s or animal’s flanks are the sides of its body between the ribs and the hips.
Translations of “flank”
in Vietnamese sừờn, hông, cánh…
in Spanish costado, flanco…
in Thai สีข้าง, ด้านข้าง…
in Malaysian sisi…
in French flanc…
in German die Flanke…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體, (動物或人體的)脅腹…
in Indonesian samping…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体, (动物或人体的)胁腹…
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