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scissorsplural noun

 us   /ˈsɪz·ərz/
a cutting device consisting of two blades, each with a ring-shaped handle, which are joined in the middle so that their sharp edges move against each other, used esp. for cutting paper or cloth: a pair of scissors
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scissorsnoun [plural]

uk   /ˈsɪz.əz/  us   /ˈsɪz.ɚz/
A2 a device used for cutting materials such as paper, cloth, and hair, consisting of two sharp blades that are joined in the middle, and two handles with holes to put your fingers through: a pair of scissors Could you pass me the/those scissors, please?

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Translations of “scissors”
in Korean 가위…
in Arabic مَقَصّ…
in Malaysian gunting…
in French ciseaux…
in Russian ножницы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剪刀…
in Italian forbici…
in Turkish makas…
in Polish nożyczki…
in Spanish tijeras…
in Vietnamese cái kéo…
in Portuguese tesoura…
in Thai กรรไกร…
in German die Schere…
in Catalan tisores…
in Japanese はさみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剪刀…
in Indonesian gunting…
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