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doornoun [C]

 us   /dɔr, doʊr/
a flat, usually rectangular, object that is fixed at one edge and is used to close the entrance to something such as a room, building, or vehicle, or the entrance itself: the front/back door We’d like to rent a four-door car. I’ll meet you at the main door of the library. Would you open/close/shut the door, please? The door to his bedroom was locked from the inside. Mom, there’s someone at the door (= outside the front door).
Door is also used to refer to a house or other building: Sam lives just a few doors away/up/down from us. They live next door to us (= in the house beside ours).
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doornoun [C]

uk   /dɔːr/  us   /dɔːr/
A1 a flat object that is used to close the entrance of something such as a room or building, or the entrance itself: the front door the back door a car door a sliding door The door to his bedroom was locked. We could hear someone knocking at/on the door. Could you open/close/shut the door, please? She asked me to answer the door (= go and open it for someone).
be on the door
used to refer to a house or other building: Sam only lives a few doors (away/up/down) from us. The people next door (to us) (= living in the house next to us) aren't very friendly.
out of doors
outside in the open air

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(Definition of door from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “door”
in Korean 문…
in Arabic باب…
in Malaysian pintu, mencapai…
in French porte, voie…
in Russian дверь, вход…
in Chinese (Traditional) 門, 房子,建築物…
in Italian porta…
in Turkish kapı, giriş, antre…
in Polish drzwi…
in Spanish puerta…
in Vietnamese cái cửa, phương tiện để đạt được cái gì…
in Portuguese porta…
in Thai ประตู, วิธีการ…
in German die Tür, das Tor…
in Catalan porta…
in Japanese ドア…
in Chinese (Simplified) 门, 房子,建筑物…
in Indonesian pintu, sarana…
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