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sewer

noun [C] uk   /sʊər/  us   /ˈsuː.ɚ/
a large pipe, usually underground, that is used for carrying waste water and human waste away from buildings to a place where they can be safely got rid of: a sewer pipe A complicated system of sewers runs under the city.open sewer a channel for carrying away waste water and waste from the human body that is above the ground and is not covered
Translations of “sewer”
in Vietnamese cống rãnh…
in Spanish alcantarilla, cloaca…
in Thai ท่อน้ำเสีย…
in Malaysian pembentung…
in French égout…
in German der Abwasserkanal…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下水道, 排水管, 陰溝…
in Indonesian selokan…
in Russian канализация…
in Turkish lağım…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下水道, 排污管, 阴沟…
in Polish ściek, kanał (ściekowy), kanalizacja…
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