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snake

noun [C] uk   us   /sneɪk/
A2 a reptile with a long body and no legs: He's terrified of being bitten by a snake. a snake bite snake venoma snake (in the grass) an unpleasant person who cannot be trusted
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snake

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   us   /sneɪk/
to move along a route that includes a lot of twists or bends: The river snakes through some of the most spectacular countryside in France. The queue for tickets snaked all the way around the block.
Translations of “snake”
in Arabic أفْعى, ثُعْبان…
in Korean 뱀…
in Malaysian ular…
in French serpent…
in Turkish yılan…
in Italian serpente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛇…
in Russian змея…
in Polish wąż…
in Vietnamese con rắn…
in Spanish serpiente…
in Portuguese cobra…
in Thai งู…
in German die Schlange…
in Catalan serp…
in Japanese ヘビ…
in Indonesian ular…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛇…
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