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lake

noun [C]
 
 
/leɪk/
a large area of water surrounded by land and not connected to the sea except by rivers or streams
湖,湖泊
We used to go boating on that lake.
我们过去常去那个湖里划船。
Lake Windermere
温德米尔湖
Inland waters
milk/oil/wine, etc. lake disapproving when too much of a liquid product is produced, making it necessary to store it or waste it
(因过量生产而出现的)奶/油/酒湖等
Overproduction caused butter mountains and wine lakes.
生产过剩导致黄油堆积如山、葡萄酒汇流成河。
Too much and unnecessary
Translations of “lake”
in Arabic بُحَيْرة…
in Korean 호수…
in Malaysian tasik…
in French lac…
in Turkish göl…
in Italian lago…
in Chinese (Traditional) 湖,湖泊…
in Russian озеро…
in Polish jezioro…
in Vietnamese hồ…
in Spanish lago…
in Portuguese lago…
in Thai ทะเลสาบ…
in German der See…
in Catalan llac…
in Japanese 湖…
in Indonesian danau…
(Definition of lake from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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