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Meaning of “rain” - Learner’s Dictionary

rain

verb     /reɪn/
it rains
A1 If it rains, water falls from the sky in small drops: It was raining all weekend. If it rains, we'll have to come inside.Rain
Translations of “rain”
in Arabic إنَّها تُمْطِر…
in Korean 비가 내리다…
in Malaysian menimpa, menghujani…
in French pleuvoir…
in Italian piovere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下雨, 降雨…
in Vietnamese nhiều như mưa…
in Spanish llover…
in Portuguese chover…
in Thai ตกลงมาเหมือนฝนตก…
in German regnen…
in Catalan ploure…
in Japanese 雨が降る…
in Indonesian menghujani…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下雨, 降雨…
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