Definition of 'pencil sharpener'
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Used Rarely. pencil sharpener is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'pencil sharpener'
British English: pencil sharpener /ˈpɛnsəl ˈʃɑːpənə/ NOUN
A pencil sharpener is a small device with a blade inside, used for making pencils sharp.
- American English: pencil sharpener
- Arabic: مِبْرَاةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: apontador de lápis
- Chinese: 铅笔刀
- Croatian: šiljilo
- Czech: ořezávátko
- Danish: blyantspidser
- Dutch: potloodslijper
- European Spanish: sacapuntas
- Finnish: kynänteroitin
- French: taille-crayons
- German: Bleistiftspitzer
- Greek: ξύστρα
- Italian: temperamatite
- Japanese: 鉛筆削り
- Korean: 연필깎이
- Norwegian: blyantspisser
- Polish: temperówka
- European Portuguese: apara-lápis
- Romanian: ascuțitoare
- Russian: точилка
- Spanish: sacapuntas
- Swedish: pennvässare
- Thai: ที่เหลาดินสอ
- Turkish: kalemtıraş
- Ukrainian: стругачка
- Vietnamese: cái gọt bút chì
Definition of pencil sharpener from the Collins English Dictionary
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