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noun [C] uk   /ˈblæk.bɔːd/  us   /-bɔːrd/ (US also chalkboard)
A2 a dark surface on a wall or frame that a teacher writes on with chalk (= white substance)
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in Korean 칠판…
in Arabic سَبّورة…
in Portuguese lousa…
in Catalan pissarra…
in Japanese 黒板…
in Italian lavagna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑板…
in Russian классная доска…
in Turkish kara tahta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑板…
in Polish tablica…
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