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Full of comments about how awful our heavy rucksacks had been. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bear gave up and ambled back to the rucksack. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The members wore colourful headscarves and patchwork jackets and were carrying rucksacks and canvas bags. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was one of those few who genuinely had a rucksack full of potential. The Sun (2009)Inside the rucksack he was carrying at the time of his arrest was a kitchen knife. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Standing in the bath with his back towards me was a man with a rucksack on his back. The Sun (2007)The scenes end with her leaving the pub in a white ski jacket with a rucksack on her back. The Sun (2011)Most came with bags and rucksacks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The rucksack has a small padlock. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He left carrying just a rucksack. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In her gym, she would carry a heavy rucksack while running on the treadmill. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A small rucksack is also a good idea. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police praised the honesty of the finder of a rucksack containing 10,000 that had been left in a street. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He needs them to replace the rucksack - which contains a bag of fluid sending vital nutrients straight to his heart. The Sun (2014)Police are appealing for help to find the small blue or green rucksack that she used to carry her chef's whites. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Then, of course, there was the large rucksack. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was seen with a rucksack and sports bag in the cafe, listening to an iPod and drinking tea. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The RFU has requested spectators not to bring large bags or rucksacks and advised them to arrive earlier than usual to allow for the enhanced checks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)My osteopath has told me that I need to switch from my Chanel shoulder bag to a rucksack. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'rucksack'
British English: rucksack /ˈrʌkˌsæk/ NOUN
A rucksack is a bag, often on a frame, used for carrying things on your back.
- American English: backpack
- Arabic: حَقِيبَةٌ تـُحْمَلُ عَلَى الظَّهْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: mochila
- Chinese: 帆布背包
- Croatian: naprtnjača
- Czech: batoh
- Danish: rygsæk
- Dutch: rugzak
- European Spanish: mochila
- Finnish: selkäreppu
- French: sac à dos
- German: Rucksack
- Greek: εκδρομικός σάκος
- Italian: zaino
- Japanese: リュックサック
- Korean: 배낭
- Norwegian: ryggsekk
- Polish: plecak
- European Portuguese: mochila
- Romanian: rucsac
- Russian: рюкзак
- Spanish: mochila
- Swedish: ryggsäck
- Thai: เป้สะพายหลัง
- Turkish: sırt çantası
- Ukrainian: рюкзак
- Vietnamese: balô
Definition of rucksack from the Collins English Dictionary
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