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creature

noun [C]  /ˈkri·tʃər/ us  
any living thing, esp. an animal A creature can be a person when an opinion is being expressed about them: It seems clear to me that people are creatures of emotion.
Translations of “creature”
in Korean 생물…
in Arabic مَخْلوق, كَاِئن حَي…
in French créature…
in Turkish yaratık…
in Italian creatura, bestia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 生物, 動物, (神秘不尋常的)怪物,生物…
in Russian существо…
in Polish stworzenie…
in Spanish criatura…
in Portuguese criatura…
in German das Geschöpf, die Kreatur…
in Catalan criatura…
in Japanese 生き物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生物, 动物, (神秘不寻常的)怪物,生物…
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