Definition of 'trench'
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And still the moving horrors came on until they reached the first German trench. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is little hope in the whole system, which is like some kind of trench warfare in the face of adversity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The site includes a chapel and a museum containing a poignant collection of artifacts from the Italian front and some original trench fortifications. Smithsonian Mag (2017)A million French soldiers had been killed in trench warfare. Smithsonian Mag (2017)This trench warfare will be against the background of vocal press campaigns. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The shallow trenches were choked with the dead and wounded. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They relied on a bunker rather than trench system. Broken Lives (1993)Mechanical diggers have carved out a deep surrounding trench. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It might save you from trench foot. The Sun (2007)The rest of the year it was like trench warfare. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It made them prone to stay in camp and near a deep trench. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEAnd another year of festival trench foot. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Wooden trenches no longer seemed desirable. Times, Sunday Times (2006)What can be more covetable than the original Burberry trench? Times, Sunday Times (2009)They've cut a trench right across the road! A Plague of Angels (1993)Think of the classic Burberry trench coat and the first colour that springs to mind is beige. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The movements were broadcast via loudspeakers throughout the city with extra volume for the German trenches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Though the trenches have long gone, the violence remains. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And if this is true of a classic trench coat, surely it can be extended to interiors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What makes a Burberry trench coat? Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the top there's a trench cut into the rock, which goes to a small cavern. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'trench'
British English: trench /trɛntʃ/ NOUN
A trench is a long narrow channel dug in the ground.
- American English: trench
- Arabic: خَنْدَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: trincheira
- Chinese: 壕沟
- Croatian: rov
- Czech: příkop
- Danish: grøft
- Dutch: geul
- European Spanish: zanja cimientos
- Finnish: kaivanto
- French: tranchée
- German: Graben
- Greek: τάφρος
- Italian: trincea
- Japanese: 深くて細長い溝
- Korean: 참호
- Norwegian: grøft
- Polish: rów
- European Portuguese: trincheira
- Romanian: canal
- Russian: ров
- Spanish: zanja
- Swedish: dike
- Thai: คู
- Turkish: siper
- Ukrainian: траншея
- Vietnamese: rãnh
Definition of trench from the Collins English Dictionary
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