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ski

noun [C]  /ski/ us  
either of a pair of long, narrow pieces of wood or other material which curve up at the front and are fastened to boots so the person wearing them can move quickly and easily over snow
ski
verb [I]  /ski/ ( present tense skis, present participle skiing, past tense and past participle skied) us  
We skied a lot when we were younger.
skier
noun [C]  /ˈski·ər/ us  
There are lots of skiers on the slopes today.
skiing
noun [U]  /ˈski·ɪŋ/ us  
I’m going skiing.
Translations of “ski”
in Korean 스키…
in Arabic مِزْلَجَة…
in French ski…
in Turkish kayak…
in Italian sci…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑雪板…
in Russian лыжа…
in Polish narta…
in Spanish esquí…
in Portuguese esqui…
in German der Ski…
in Catalan esquí…
in Japanese スキー板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑雪板…
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