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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 (= long poles with flat ends), 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 Olympic medal in rowing.
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"row" in British English

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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 houses joined together along their side walls
[C] used in the names of some roads: Prospect Row
in 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 boat move through water using oars (= poles with flat ends): They've gone for a row to the island.

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Movement on or through water
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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 flat ends): The wind dropped, so we had to row (the boat) back home.
rower
noun [C] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ər/ us   /ˈroʊ.ɚ/
He is a former Olympic rower.
rowing
noun [U] uk   /ˈrəʊ.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈroʊ.ɪŋ/
I love rowing.

rownoun

uk   /raʊ/ us   /raʊ/ mainly UK
  • row noun (ARGUMENT)

[C] a noisy argument or fight: My parents often have rows, but my dad does most of the shouting. What was a political row over government policy on Europe is fast becoming a diplomatic row between France and Britain.

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  • row noun (NOISE)

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

rowverb [I]

uk   /raʊ/ us   /raʊ/ mainly UK informal
to argue, especially loudly: My parents are always rowing (about/over money).
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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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