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rownoun [C]

 us   /roʊ/

row noun [C] (LINE)

a ​line of things ​arranged next to each other: Everybody ​lined up in a ​neat little row. I ​want to ​sit in the ​front row.in a row If something ​happens a ​number of ​times in a row, it ​happens that many ​times without ​interruption: They’ve ​won six ​games in a row.

rowverb [I/T]

 us   /roʊ/

row verb [I/T] (MOVE IN WATER)

to ​cause a ​boat to move by ​pushing against the ​water with oars (= ​longpoles with ​flatends), or to move ​people in a ​boat in this way: [T] Dad rowed us back to ​shore.
rowing
noun [U]  us   /ˈroʊ·ɪŋ/
Sarah ​won an ​Olympicmedal in rowing.
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Definition of "row" - British English Dictionary

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rownoun

uk   /rəʊ/  us   /roʊ/

row noun (LINE)

B1 [C] a ​line of things, ​people, ​animals, etc. ​arranged next to each other: a row of ​houses/​books/​plants/​people/​horses We had ​seats in the ​front/back row of the ​theatre. US (UK terrace) a ​line of ​housesjoined together along ​theirsidewalls [C] used in the ​names of some ​roads: Prospect Rowin a row B2 one after another without a ​break: She's been ​voted Best Actress three ​years in a row.
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row noun (MOVING THROUGH WATER)

[C usually singular] the ​activity of making a ​boatmove through ​water using oars (= ​poles with ​flatends): They've gone for a row to the ​island.

rowverb [I or T]

uk   /rəʊ/  us   /roʊ/
B2 to ​cause a ​boat to ​move through ​water by ​pushing against the ​water with oars (= ​poles with ​flatends): The ​winddropped, so we had to row (the ​boat) back ​home.
rower
noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ər/  us   /ˈroʊ.ɚ/
He is a ​formerOlympic rower.
rowing
noun [U] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈroʊ-/
I ​love rowing.

rownoun

uk   us   /raʊ/ mainly UK

row noun (ARGUMENT)

[C] a ​noisyargument or ​fight: My ​parents often have rows, but my ​dad does most of the ​shouting. What was a ​political row overgovernmentpolicy on ​Europe is ​fastbecoming a ​diplomatic row between France and ​Britain.
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row noun (NOISE)

[S] loudnoise: I can't ​concentrate because of the row the ​builders are making.

rowverb [I]

uk   us   /raʊ/ mainly UK informal
to ​argue, ​especiallyloudly: My ​parents are always rowing (about/overmoney).
(Definition of row from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “row”
in Korean 줄, 열…
in Arabic رَتِل, صَف, صَفّ…
in Malaysian barisan…
in French rang(ée)…
in Russian ряд…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行, 一排, 一行…
in Italian fila…
in Turkish sıra, dizi, sıralar…
in Polish rząd…
in Spanish hilera, fila…
in Vietnamese hàng, dãy…
in Portuguese fila, fileira…
in Thai แถว…
in German die Reihe…
in Catalan fila, filera…
in Japanese 列, 並び, 座席の列…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行, 一排, 一行…
in Indonesian deretan…
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