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hovelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈhʌv·əl, ˈhɑv-/
a ​smallhome, esp. one that is ​dirty and in ​badcondition: Their ​house was little more than a hovel.
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hovelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈhɒv.əl/  us   /ˈhɑː.vəl/
a ​smallhome that is ​dirty and in ​badcondition
(Definition of hovel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hovel”
in Spanish cuchitril, tugurio…
in Vietnamese nơi ở rất tồi tàn và dơ dáy…
in Malaysian kediaman yang kotor dan tidak sempurna…
in Thai กระต๊อบ…
in French taudis…
in German der Schuppen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 破败的小屋, 肮脏简陋的住所…
in Indonesian gubuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 破敗的小屋, 骯髒簡陋的住所…
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