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fencenoun [C]

us   /fens/
  • fence noun [C] (STRUCTURE)

a structure of wood or wire forming a wall around a house or a piece of land, often to keep people or animals from coming in or going out: He put up a fence to keep his dog in the backyard.
  • fence noun [C] (CRIMINAL)

a person who buys and sells stolen goods

fenceverb

us   /fens/
  • fence verb (SPORT)

[I] to take part in the sport of attacking and defending with a weapon having a long blade
  • fence verb (STRUCTURE)

[T] to put a fence around a house or a piece of land: The area is fenced on three sides but not along the highway.
(Definition of fence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of fence from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fence”
in Korean 울타리…
in Arabic سور, سِياج…
in Malaysian pagar…
in French clôture…
in Russian забор, изгородь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結構, 柵欄, 籬笆…
in Italian steccato…
in Turkish çit…
in Polish ogrodzenie, płot…
in Spanish valla, cerca…
in Vietnamese hàng rào…
in Portuguese cerca…
in Thai รั้ว…
in German der Zaun…
in Catalan tanca…
in Japanese 塀…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结构, 栅栏, 篱笆…
in Indonesian pagar…
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