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street

noun [C] uk   us   /striːt/
A1 a road in a city, town, or village that has buildings that are usually close together along one or both sides: The streets were strewn with rubbish after the carnival. a street map Our daughter lives just across the street from us. Diane's house is in (US on) Cherry Street. Builders jeer at us even when we're just walking down the street. Be sure to look both ways when you cross the street. The town's streets were deserted by dusk. At five in the morning, there were still crowds of people roaming the streets. I bought these sunglasses from a street vendor in Florence.take to the streets When people take to the streets, they express their opposition to something in public and often violently: Thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest against the military coup.
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in Arabic شارِع…
in Korean 거리…
in Malaysian jalan, Jln.…
in French rue…
in Turkish cadde…
in Italian via…
in Chinese (Traditional) 街,街道,大街…
in Russian улица…
in Polish ulica…
in Vietnamese đường phố, phố…
in Spanish calle…
in Portuguese rua…
in Thai ถนน, ชื่อถนน…
in German die Straße…
in Catalan carrer…
in Japanese (家や建物が並ぶ)通り…
in Indonesian jalan, Jalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 街,街道,大街…
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