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electricity

noun [U] uk   /ɪˌlekˈtrɪs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
A2 a form of energy that can be produced in several ways and that provides power to devices that create light, heat, etc.: The electricity has been turned off. an electricity generating company powered/heated by electricity an electricity bill
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in Arabic كَهْرَباء…
in Korean 전기…
in Malaysian elektrik…
in French électricité…
in Turkish elektrik…
in Italian elettricità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電, 電能…
in Russian электричество…
in Polish elektryczność…
in Vietnamese điện…
in Spanish electricidad…
in Portuguese eletricidade…
in Thai กระแสไฟฟ้า…
in German die Elektrizität…
in Catalan electricitat…
in Japanese 電気…
in Indonesian tenaga listrik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电, 电能…
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