Definition of 'aquarium'
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Small aquarium with exotic fish from around the world. Collins Traveller - MallorcaIn the aquarium the fish swam over my head. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He said one of the most popular aquarium fish is the shark. Christianity Today (2000)They were discovered last year by a relative who wanted to use an aquarium tank that was stored in the garage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Four individual massage rooms are set in a giant aquarium where giant fish swim past as you are pummelled and pulled. The Sun (2008)At times, the archipelago resembled a giant aquarium. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And he jokingly touched a model octopus as he toured the park 's aquarium. The Sun (2012)We had a dog abandoned in the waiting room once and a lady slipped a Siamese fighting fish into our aquarium. The Sun (2010)At the far end of the hut there was a huge glass aquarium; inside it tropical fish moved in slow motion. BomberI was requested many times to go to Qatar to talk about doing the largest aquarium in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are totem poles, a miniature railway, aquarium and zoo. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I feel as if I am standing inside a giant aquarium. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'aquarium'
British English: aquarium /əˈkwɛərɪəm/ NOUN
An aquarium is a building, often in a zoo, where fish and underwater animals are kept.
- American English: aquarium
- Arabic: حَوْضُ السَّمَك
- Brazilian Portuguese: aquário
- Chinese: 水族馆
- Croatian: akvarij
- Czech: akvárium
- Danish: akvarium
- Dutch: aquarium
- European Spanish: acuario
- Finnish: akvaario
- French: aquarium
- German: Aquarium
- Greek: ενυδρείο
- Italian: acquario
- Japanese: 水槽
- Korean: 수족관
- Norwegian: akvarium
- Polish: akwarium
- European Portuguese: aquário
- Romanian: acvariu
- Russian: аквариум
- Spanish: acuario depósito de agua
- Swedish: akvarium
- Thai: พิพิธภัณฑ์สัตว์น้ำ
- Turkish: akvaryum
- Ukrainian: акваріум
- Vietnamese: bể nuôi (cá, thủy sinh)
Definition of aquarium from the Collins English Dictionary
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