furniture Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
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furniturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɜː.nɪ.tʃər/  us   /ˈfɝː.nɪ.tʃɚ/
A2 things such as chairs, tables, beds, cupboards, etc. that are put into a house or other building to make it suitable and comfortable for living or working in: They have a lot of antique furniture. The only piece/item of furniture he has in his bedroom is a bed. We've just bought some new garden furniture (= tables, chairs, etc. for use in the garden).
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in Korean 가구…
in Arabic فَرْش…
in Portuguese móveis, mobília…
in Catalan mobles…
in Japanese 家具…
in Italian mobili…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傢俱…
in Russian мебель…
in Turkish mobilya…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家具…
in Polish meble…
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