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"dice" in American English

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diceplural noun

 us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice plural noun (GAME)

two ​smallcubes (= ​square, box-shaped ​solids) that are the same, each with a different ​number of ​spots on each of ​its six ​sides, used in ​games

diceverb [T]

 us   /dɑɪs/
  • dice verb [T] (CUT)

to ​cutfood into ​smallsquares: Peel and dice the ​carrots.
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"dice" in British English

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dicenoun [C]

uk   /daɪs/  us   /daɪs/ (plural dice)
  • dice noun [C] (GAME)

C2 (US also or old use die) a ​small cube (= ​object with six ​equalsquaresides) with a different ​number of ​spots on each ​side, used in ​gamesinvolvingchance: We need two dice to ​play the ​game. You roll/​throw the dice and whoever gets the ​highestscore goes first.
[U] any ​gameinvolvingchance in which dice are ​thrown: Let's ​play dice.

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diceverb

uk   /daɪs/  us   /daɪs/
(Definition of dice from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dice”
in Korean 주사위…
in Arabic الزَّهْر…
in Malaysian dadu…
in French dé…
in Russian кубик для игры…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遊戲, 骰子, 擲骰子類遊戲…
in Italian dado…
in Turkish zar…
in Polish kostka (do gry)…
in Spanish dado…
in Vietnamese súc sắc…
in Portuguese dado…
in Thai ลูกเต๋า…
in German der Würfel…
in Catalan dau…
in Japanese さいころ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 游戏, 骰子, 掷骰子类游戏…
in Indonesian dadu…
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