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beard

noun [C] uk   /bɪəd/  us   /bɪrd/
A1 the hair that some men allow to grow on the lower part of their face: a flowing white beard He's growing a beard. He shaved off his beard but kept his moustache. the long hair that grows under a goat's mouth
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beard

verb [T] uk   /bɪəd/  us   /bɪrd/ literary
to face, meet, or deal with an unpleasant or frightening person in a brave or determined way: With a nervous swallow he bearded the formidable-looking librarian behind the desk.
Translations of “beard”
in Arabic لِحْية…
in Korean 수염…
in Malaysian janggut, jejanggut…
in French barbe, arête…
in Turkish sakal…
in Italian barba…
in Chinese (Traditional) (下巴上的)鬍鬚, 山羊鬍…
in Russian борода…
in Polish broda…
in Vietnamese râu, ngạnh…
in Spanish barba, arista…
in Portuguese barba…
in Thai เครา, ขนแหลมที่รวงข้าว…
in German der Bart, die Grannen…
in Catalan barba…
in Japanese あごひげ…
in Indonesian janggut, rambut jagung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (下巴上的)胡须, 山羊胡子…
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