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handshake

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈhænd.ʃeɪk/
a greeting, or an act showing that you have made an agreement, in which two people who are facing each other take hold of and shake each other's right hand: He welcomed me with a wide smile and a warm handshake.
Translations of “handshake”
in Korean 악수…
in Arabic مُصافحة…
in Portuguese aperto de mão…
in Catalan encaixada de mans…
in Japanese 握手…
in Italian stretta di mano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 握手…
in Russian рукопожатие…
in Turkish el sıkışma, tokalaşma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 握手…
in Polish uścisk dłoni…
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