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toothnoun [C]

 us   /tuθ/ (plural teeth  /tiθ/ )
any of the hard, ​whiteobjects in the ​mouth that are used for ​biting and ​chewingfood
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toothnoun

uk   us   /tuːθ/ (plural teeth )
  • tooth noun (MOUTH)

A1 [C] one of the hard, ​whiteobjects in the ​mouth that are used for ​biting and chewing (= ​crushingfood): a ​broken/​missing tooth front/back teeth false teeth Brush/Cleanyour teeth ​thoroughlymorning and ​night. I had to have a tooth out (US pulled) (= ​removed).
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(Definition of tooth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tooth”
in Korean 치아, 이…
in Arabic سِنّ…
in Malaysian gigi…
in French dent…
in Russian зуб, зубец…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齒…
in Italian dente…
in Turkish diş, tarak/testere vb. dişi…
in Polish ząb…
in Spanish diente…
in Vietnamese răng, răng (lược)…
in Portuguese dente…
in Thai ฟัน, สิ่งที่คล้ายฟัน…
in German der Zahn…
in Catalan dent…
in Japanese 歯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘴巴, 牙,牙齿…
in Indonesian gigi, menumbuhkan gigi…
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