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Meaning of "verb" in Essential English Dictionary

verb

noun   /vɜːb/
A2 a word or group of words that refers to an action, state, or experience. For example, the words ‘arrive’, ‘make’, ‘be’, and ‘feel’ are verbs.
Translations of “verb”
in Arabic فِعْل…
in Korean 동사…
in Malaysian kata kerja…
in French verbe…
in Turkish fiil…
in Italian verbo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動詞…
in Russian глагол…
in Polish czasownik…
in Vietnamese động từ…
in Spanish verbo…
in Portuguese verbo…
in Thai คำกริยา…
in German das Verb…
in Catalan verb…
in Japanese (文法)動詞…
in Indonesian kata kerja, verba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动词…
(Definition of verb from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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