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furniturenoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɜr·nɪ·tʃər/
items such as chairs, tables, and beds that are used in a home or office: office/bedroom/lawn furniture
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furniturenoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɜː.nɪ.tʃər/  us   /ˈfɝː.nɪ.tʃɚ/
A2 things such as chairs, tables, beds, cupboards, etc. that are put into a house or other building to make it suitable and comfortable for living or working in: They have a lot of antique furniture. The only piece/item of furniture he has in his bedroom is a bed. We've just bought some new outdoor furniture.

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(Definition of furniture from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “furniture”
in Arabic فَرْش…
in Korean 가구…
in Portuguese móveis, mobília…
in Catalan mobles…
in Japanese 家具…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家具…
in Turkish mobilya…
in Russian мебель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傢俱…
in Italian mobili…
in Polish meble…
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