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scissors

noun [plural] uk   /ˈsɪz.əz/  us   /-ɚz/
A2 a device used for cutting materials such as paper, cloth, and hair, consisting of two sharp blades that are joined in the middle, and two handles with holes to put your fingers through: a pair of scissors Could you pass me the/those scissors, please.
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in Arabic مَقَصّ…
in Korean 가위…
in Malaysian gunting…
in French ciseaux…
in Turkish makas…
in Italian forbici…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剪刀…
in Russian ножницы…
in Polish nożyczki…
in Vietnamese cái kéo…
in Spanish tijeras…
in Portuguese tesoura…
in Thai กรรไกร…
in German die Schere…
in Catalan tisores…
in Japanese はさみ…
in Indonesian gunting…
in Chinese (Simplified) 剪刀…
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