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  • 921 villainy

    n. ondskefullhet, skurkaktighet
    * * *
    plural - villainies; noun ((an instance of) wickedness: His villainy was well known.) skurkaktighet

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  • 922 vocabulary

    n. vokabulär, ordförråd
    * * *
    plural - vocabularies; noun
    1) (words in general: This book contains some difficult vocabulary.) ord, glosor
    2) ((the stock of) words known and used eg by one person, or within a particular trade or profession: He has a vocabulary of about 20,000 words; the specialized vocabulary of nuclear physics.) ordförråd, vokabulär
    3) (a list of words in alphabetical order with meanings eg added as a supplement to a book dealing with a particular subject: This edition of Shakespeare's plays has a good vocabulary at the back.) ordlista

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  • 923 volcano

    n. vulkan
    * * *
    plural - volcanoes; noun
    (a hill or mountain with an opening through which molten rock, ashes etc periodically erupt, or have erupted in the past, from inside the earth: The village was destroyed when the volcano erupted.) vulkan

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  • 924 vulgarity

    n. vulgaritet, grovhet
    * * *
    - plural vulgarities - noun ((an example of) bad manners, bad taste etc, in eg speech, behaviour etc: the vulgarity of his language.) vulgaritet

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  • 925 war-cry

    plural - war-cries; noun (a shout used in battle as an encouragement to the soldiers: `For king and country' was the war-cry of the troops as they faced the enemy.) stridsrop

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  • 926 waterlily

    plural - waterlilies; noun (a water plant with broad flat floating leaves.) näckros

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  • 927 whisker

    n. mustasch; morrhår; polisong
    * * *
    1) (in plural a man's moustache, beard and/or sideburns.) polisonger
    2) ((usually in plural) one of the long hairs between the nose and the mouth of a cat etc.) morrhår
    - whiskery
    - miss by a whisker

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  • 928 white horse

    noun ((usually in plural) a wave that has a crest of white foam.) vita gäss

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  • 929 wife

    n. fru, hustru
    v. ta till hustru (ovanligt)
    * * *
    plural - wives; noun
    (the woman to whom one is married: Come and meet my wife; He is looking for a wife.) fru, hustru
    - wife-battering

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  • 930 wish

    n. vilja; önskan; ambition; önskemål; önskeuppfyllelse; hälsning, välsignelse
    v. vilja, önska, vilja ha; ha lust; hoppas; sträva efter; tillönska, lyckönska; tvinga
    * * *
    [wiʃ] 1. verb
    1) (to have and/or express a desire: There's no point in wishing for a miracle; Touch the magic stone and wish; He wished that she would go away; I wish that I had never met him.) önska []
    2) (to require (to do or have something): Do you wish to sit down, sir?; We wish to book some seats for the theatre; I'll cancel the arrangement if you wish.) önska, vilja
    3) (to say that one hopes for (something for someone): I wish you the very best of luck.) önska
    2. noun
    1) (a desire or longing, or the thing desired: It's always been my wish to go to South America some day.) önskan, längtan
    2) (an expression of desire: The fairy granted him three wishes; Did you make a wish?) önskning, önskemål
    3) ((usually in plural) an expression of hope for success etc for someone: He sends you his best wishes.) hälsning
    - wishing-well

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  • 931 wolf

    n. varg; grym person, utsugare; kvinnojägare; (musik:) falsk ton, disharmoni
    v. sluka glupskt; jaga vargar
    * * *
    [wulf] 1. plural - wolves; noun
    (a type of wild animal of the dog family, usually found hunting in packs.) varg
    2. verb
    (to eat greedily: He wolfed (down) his breakfast and hurried out.) sluka, glufsa i sig
    - wolf-whistle
    - keep the wolf from the door

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  • 932 woman

    n. kvinna; hustru, fru; det kvinnliga könet; kvinnlig man
    * * *
    plural - women; noun
    1) (an adult human female: His sisters are both grown women now; ( also adjective) a woman doctor; women doctors.) kvinna
    2) (a female domestic daily helper: We have a woman who comes in to do the cleaning.) städerska, städtant
    - - woman
    - womanhood
    - womankind
    - womenkind
    - womanly
    - womanliness
    - womenfolk

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  • 933 wood

    adj. trä-; ved-; skogs-
    n. trä, virke; skog, skogssnår; stock; ved; fat, trätunna; träblåsinstrument; golfklubba av trä
    v. plantera med skog; förse med ved; skaffa ved
    * * *
    1) (( also adjective) (of) the material of which the trunk and branches of trees are composed: My desk is (made of) wood; She gathered some wood for the fire; I like the smell of a wood fire.) trä, ved
    2) ((often in plural) a group of growing trees: They went for a walk in the woods.) skog
    3) (a golf-club whose head is made of wood.) träklubba
    - wooden
    - woody
    - wood carving
    - woodcut
    - woodcutter
    - woodland
    - woodlouse
    - woodpecker
    - wood pulp
    - woodwind
    - woodwork
    - woodworm
    - out of the woods
    - out of the wood

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  • 934 woodlouse

    plural - woodlice; noun (a tiny creature with a jointed shell, found under stones etc.) gråsugga

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  • 935 wreath

    n. krans; ring; krona
    * * *
    plural - wreaths; noun
    1) (a circular garland of flowers or leaves, placed at a grave, or put on someone's shoulders or head after his/her victory etc: We put a wreath of flowers on her mother's grave.) krans
    2) (a drift or curl of smoke, mist etc: wreaths of smoke.) virvel, slinga

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  • 936 youth

    n. ungdom; tonår; ungdomlighet; ungdomstid; ung människa; ung man
    * * *
    plural - youths; noun
    1) ((the state of being in) the early part of life: Enjoy your youth!; He spent his youth in America.) ungdom[]
    2) (a boy of fifteen to twenty years old approximately: He and two other youths were kicking a football about.) yngling
    3) (young people in general: Some people say that today's youth has/have no sense of responsibility.) ungdom
    - youthfully
    - youthfulness
    - youth hostel
    - youth mentor

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  • 937 yuppie

    plural - yuppies; noun
    (a young, ambitious, professional person who earns a lot of money and spends it on fashionable things.) yuppie

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  • 938 yuppy

    plural - yuppies; noun
    (a young, ambitious, professional person who earns a lot of money and spends it on fashionable things.) yuppie

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  • 939 zebra

    n. zebra (namn på ett djur som lever i Afrika)
    * * *
    ['zi:brə, 'zeb-]
    plural - zebras, zebra; noun
    (a kind of striped animal of the horse family, found wild in Africa: two zebras; a herd of zebras.) zebra

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  • 940 zero

    n. noll; nollpunkt; 0
    v. nollställa; sikta
    * * *
    plural - zeros; noun
    1) (nought; the number or figure 0: Three plus zero equals three; The figure 100 has two zeros in it.) noll, nolla
    2) (the point on a scale (eg on a thermometer) which is taken as the standard on which measurements may be based: The temperature was 5 degrees above/below zero.) noll, nollpunkt
    3) (the exact time fixed for something to happen, eg an explosion, the launching of a spacecraft etc: It is now 3 minutes to zero.) timmen T (noll), klockan K

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