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helicopter

noun [C] uk   /ˈhel.ɪˌkɒp.tər/  us   /-ˌkɑːp.tɚ/
A2 a type of aircraft without wings, that has one or two sets of large blades that go round very fast on top. It can land and take off vertically and can stay in one place in the air: The injured were ferried to hospital by helicopter. a helicopter pilot
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in Arabic طائِرة مِرْوَحِيّة…
in Korean 헬리콥터…
in Malaysian helikopter…
in French hélicoptère…
in Turkish helikopter…
in Italian elicottero…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直升機…
in Russian вертолет…
in Polish helikopter, śmigłowiec…
in Vietnamese trực thăng…
in Spanish helicóptero…
in Portuguese helicóptero…
in Thai เฮลิคอปเตอร์…
in German der Hubschrauber…
in Catalan helicòpter…
in Japanese ヘリコプター…
in Indonesian helikopter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直升机…
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