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skirt

noun [C] uk   /skɜːt/  us   /skɝːt/
A1 a piece of clothing for women and girls that hangs from the waist and does not have legs: a long/short skirt an outer covering or part to protect particular machines
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verb [T, I + prep] uk   /skɜːt/  us   /skɝːt/ (also skirt around/round)
to go around the edge of something: Take the road which skirts (round) the village, not the one which goes through it. to avoid discussing a subject or problem, usually because there are difficulties that you do not want to deal with: Though the government has promised to deal with drug abuse, it has been accused of skirting round the issue.
Translations of “skirt”
in Arabic تَنّورة…
in Korean 스커트…
in Malaysian skirt…
in French jupe…
in Turkish etek…
in Italian gonna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 女裙,半身裙, (保護機器的)外罩,護板…
in Russian юбка…
in Polish spódnica…
in Vietnamese váy, áo đầm của phụ nữ, vạt áo…
in Spanish falda…
in Portuguese saia…
in Thai กระโปรง, ชายเสื้อ…
in German der Rock…
in Catalan faldilla…
in Japanese スカート…
in Indonesian rok, bagian bawah gaun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 女裙,半身裙, (保护机器的)外罩,挡板…
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