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lake

noun [C] uk   us   /leɪk/
A2 a large area of water surrounded by land and not connected to the sea except by rivers or streams: We used to go boating on that lake. Lake Windermeremilk, oil, wine, etc. lake disapproving an amount of a liquid produced that is more than is needed, so that it has to be stored or wasted: Overproduction caused butter mountains and wine lakes.
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in Arabic بُحَيْرة…
in Korean 호수…
in Malaysian tasik…
in French lac…
in Turkish göl…
in Italian lago…
in Chinese (Traditional) 湖,湖泊…
in Russian озеро…
in Polish jezioro…
in Vietnamese hồ…
in Spanish lago…
in Portuguese lago…
in Thai ทะเลสาบ…
in German der See…
in Catalan llac…
in Japanese 湖…
in Indonesian danau…
in Chinese (Simplified) 湖,湖泊…
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