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roll

noun [C]
 
 
/rəʊl/
ROUND OBJECT B2 something that has been turned around itself into a round shape like a tube
рулон
a roll of film a roll of toilet paperRevolving, rotating and spinning
BREAD B1 a small loaf of bread for one person
булочка
Would you like a roll and butter with your soup?Bread
LIST a list of names
поименный список
the electoral roll Official documentsLists and cataloguesSchedules and agendas
SOUND a long, deep sound
раскат, бой
a roll of thunder a drum roll Sounds made by objects, movement or impactTechnical music terms
be on a roll informal to be having a successful period
быть на коне, пребывать в полосе везения
We were on a roll, winning our fourth game in a row. →  See also rock 'n' roll , toilet roll Successful (things or people)
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