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dice

noun [C] uk   us   /daɪs/ (plural dice)

dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 (US also or old use die) a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance: We need two dice to play the game. You roll/throw the dice and whoever gets the highest score goes first. [U] any game involving chance in which dice are thrown: Let's play dice.
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dice noun [C] (PIECE)

a small square piece of something: Cut the potatoes into small dice.
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dice

verb uk   us   /daɪs/

dice verb (CUT)

C2 [T] to cut food into small squares: Peel and dice the potatoes. diced carrots

dice verb (GAME)

dice with death to do something extremely dangerous and silly: You're dicing with death driving at that speed on icy roads.
Translations of “dice”
in Arabic الزَّهْر…
in Korean 주사위…
in Malaysian dadu…
in French dé…
in Turkish zar…
in Italian dado…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊戲, 骰子, 擲骰子類遊戲…
in Russian кубик для игры…
in Polish kostka (do gry)…
in Vietnamese súc sắc…
in Spanish dado…
in Portuguese dado…
in Thai ลูกเต๋า…
in German der Würfel…
in Catalan dau…
in Japanese さいころ…
in Indonesian dadu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游戏, 骰子, 掷骰子类游戏…
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