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mow

verb [T]  /moʊ/ ( past tense mowed, past participle mown  /moʊn/ or mowed) us  
to cut grass or grain with a machine or tool with a blade: [T] You can’t mow the grass if it’s wet.
mower
noun [C]  /ˈmoʊ·ər/ us  
The lawn still took a few hours, even with the riding mower.
Translations of “mow”
in Korean 베다…
in Arabic يَجِزّ العُشْب…
in French faucher, tondre…
in Turkish çim biçmek/kesmek…
in Italian tagliare (l’erba)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刈,割(草、穀類植物等)…
in Russian косить…
in Polish kosić…
in Spanish segar, cortar…
in Portuguese cortar, ceifar…
in German die Mähmaschine…
in Catalan tallar, segar…
in Japanese (草など)を(機械で)刈る…
in Chinese (Simplified) 刈,割(草、谷类植物等)…
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