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roller skate

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈrəʊ.lə.skeɪt/  us   /ˈroʊ.lɚ-/
a type of boot with four wheels on the bottom that you wear in order to travel along quickly for enjoyment: a pair of roller skates
roller-skating
noun [U] uk   us  
roller-skate
verb [I] uk   us  
Translations of “roller skate”
in Korean 롤러스케이트…
in Arabic المِزْلَجة (حِذاء بِعَجَلات)…
in Portuguese patim (de rodas)…
in Catalan patí de rodes…
in Japanese ローラースケート靴…
in Italian pattino a rotelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四輪滾軸溜冰鞋…
in Russian роликовый конек…
in Turkish tekerlekli paten ayakkabısı/botları…
in Chinese (Simplified) 四轮旱冰鞋…
in Polish wrotka…
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