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Taking up a reel of aluminium wire is far better than an entire store cupboard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hopefully, there is a can of decent tuna in the store cupboard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The freezer may be empty, but the kitchen cupboard is stuffed with dog beds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make sure that your dog or cat always has somewhere to hide, such as a cupboard or under furniture? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Small steps could make a big difference; by having cupboards painted instead of replaced you can save a fortune. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But all I can see is annoying angles and a critical lack of cupboard space. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The meals, snacks and desserts are simple to make and involve K ingredients that many will have in their kitchen cupboards and fridges already. The Sun (2016)This arrangement leaves space for cupboards on either side of the fireplaces. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are ideal as little storage containers in your food cupboard. The Sun (2010)It fills one fitted cupboard and one chest of drawers in my bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Storage boxes underneath can be used instead of cupboards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is practically an instant meal that you can make from store cupboard ingredients. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)The cupboard door is left open again. Your One Week Way to Mind-Fitness (1994)It houses the bathroom and hidden cupboard space that contains an archive of their previous work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make it a good excuse to clear out the food cupboard. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Pop to the kitchen cupboards instead and grab a tub of cocoa powder. The Sun (2015)The ethos of this dish is the accommodation of leftovers and store cupboard bits and bob. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One curved walnut kitchen cupboard had eight layers of gloss applied to perfect its sheen. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In one case a carpenter was extradited for stealing cupboard doors back from a difficult client. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And the cupboard space is actually more useful for my cashmere jumpers than groceries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It only occurs to me to buy food when the cupboards are bare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On the floor of one of the cupboards was an iron chest about two feet by eighteen inches. The Children of the New Forest (1847)Why would you wash up a grubby saucepan when you could just grab another clean one from the cupboard? The Sun (2011)He ransacked drawers and cupboards in her room, but it is not known if anything was stolen. The Sun (2011)A pantry was a room or large cupboard where dry goods were kept. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A pantry is a room or cupboard where dry goods are stored. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The game was held up for 45 minutes by a fire in a storage cupboard apparently caused by a cigarette. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Over the years many devices will have been left in cupboards instead of traded in, but will still be on the checklist. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Just by spending 15-20 minutes once a week to make sure your wardrobes and storage cupboards are tidy will make you feel in control. The Sun (2008)I like to have lots of storage: cupboards and boxes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: cupboard /ˈkʌbəd/ NOUN
A cupboard is a piece of furniture with doors at the front and usually shelves inside.
The kitchen cupboard was full of cans of soup.
- American English: cupboard
- Arabic: خِزَانَة لِلَأطْبَاق والكُؤوس
- Brazilian Portuguese: armário
- Chinese: 小橱
- Croatian: ormar
- Czech: skříň
- Danish: skab
- Dutch: kast
- European Spanish: aparador
- Finnish: kaappi
- French: placard
- German: Schrank
- Greek: ντουλάπι
- Italian: credenza
- Japanese: 戸棚
- Korean: 찬장
- Norwegian: skap
- Polish: kredens
- European Portuguese: armário
- Romanian: dulap
- Russian: буфет
- Spanish: armario
- Swedish: skåp
- Thai: ตู้
- Turkish: dolap mobilya
- Ukrainian: буфет
- Vietnamese: tủ đựng chén bát
Definition of cupboard from the Collins English Dictionary
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