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chalkboardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃɔkˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/ (also blackboard,  /ˈblæk·bɔrd, -boʊrd/ )
a ​darksurface on a ​wall or ​frame on which you write with ​chalk
(Definition of chalkboard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

(Definition of chalkboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chalkboard”
in Arabic سَبّورة…
in Korean 칠판…
in Portuguese lousa…
in Catalan pissarra…
in Japanese 黒板…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑板…
in Turkish kara tahta, tebeşir tahtası…
in Russian классная доска…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑板…
in Italian lavagna…
in Polish tablica…
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