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Meaning of “checkers” - Learner’s Dictionary

checkers

noun [U]     /ˈtʃekəz/ US ( UK draughts)
a game that two people play by moving flat, round objects around on a board of black and white squaresBoard games
Translations of “checkers”
in Arabic لُعبة الداما…
in Korean 체커…
in Malaysian dam, buah dam…
in Turkish dama oyunu…
in Italian dama…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西洋跳棋,國際跳棋…
in Russian шашки…
in Polish warcaby…
in Vietnamese cờ đam, quân cờ đam…
in Spanish damas…
in Portuguese jogo de damas…
in Thai หมากฮอส, ตัวหมากฮอส…
in Catalan dames…
in Japanese チェッカー(チェス盤を使ってするゲーム)…
in Indonesian dam, biji dam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西洋跳棋,国际跳棋…
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