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power station

noun [C] uk   ( US also power plant) us  
Translations of “power station”
in Korean 발전소…
in Arabic مِحطّة كَهرَباء…
in Portuguese central elétrica…
in Catalan central elèctrica…
in Japanese 発電所…
in Italian centrale elettrica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發電站,發電廠…
in Russian электростанция…
in Turkish elektrik santralı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发电站,发电厂…
in Polish elektrownia…
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