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poker

noun uk   /ˈpəʊ.kər/ us    /ˈpoʊ.kɚ/

poker noun (GAME)

[U] a game played with cards in which people try to win money from each other

poker noun (TOOL)

[C] a long, thin metal stick that you use to move around coal or wood in a fire so that it burns better
Translations of “poker”
in Korean 포커(트럼프놀이)…
in Arabic لُعْبة البوكر…
in French poker…
in Turkish poker oyunu, bir tür iskambil oyunu, ocak süngüsü…
in Italian poker…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊戲, 撲克牌遊戲…
in Russian покер, кочерга…
in Polish poker, pogrzebacz…
in Spanish póquer…
in Portuguese pôquer…
in German das Pokerspiel…
in Catalan pòquer…
in Japanese ポーカー(トランプのゲーム)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游戏, 扑克牌游戏…
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