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waterworks

noun [plural] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.wɜːks/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.wɝːks/
a system of buildings and pipes in which a public supply of water is stored and treated and from which it is sent out UK polite word the parts of the body that deal with removing urine: The doctor asked if I'd had any problems with my waterworks.
Translations of “waterworks”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自來水廠, (人體的)泌尿系統…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自来水厂, (人体的)泌尿系统…
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