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row

noun uk   /raʊ/ mainly UK us  

row noun (ARGUMENT)

[C] a noisy argument or fight: My parents often have rows, but my dad does most of the shouting. What was a political row over government policy on Europe is fast becoming a diplomatic row between France and Britain.
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row noun (NOISE)

[S] loud noise: I can't concentrate because of the row the builders are making.

row

verb [I] uk   /raʊ/ mainly UK informal us  
to argue, especially loudly: My parents are always rowing (about/over money).
Translations of “row”
in Korean 줄, 열…
in Arabic رَتِل, صَف, صَفّ…
in French rang(ée)…
in Turkish sıra, dizi, sıralar…
in Italian fila…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行, 一排, 一行…
in Russian ряд…
in Polish rząd…
in Spanish hilera, fila…
in Portuguese fila, fileira…
in German die Reihe…
in Catalan fila, filera…
in Japanese 列, 並び, 座席の列…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行, 一排, 一行…
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