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All homes will have high ceilings and large windows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Vast areas of the city were littered with glass from windows shaken loose from office towers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We might have to change a few things in the transfer window. The Sun (2016)The building has no windows, doors or beds. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It had stained-glass windows in the lounge and a gothic arch over the bed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The minimalist bedrooms all have floor-to-ceiling windows and rain showers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now is the time to recognise that they need not only be mere shop windows for the unemployed but can also nourish working environments. Computing (2010)She then grabbed hold of the lowered front passenger side window but the 56-year-old put his foot down and sped off. The Sun (2016)Out of the shop windows and into our pockets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Luck visits a building with round windows. The Sun (2013)We were looking forward to the window opening. The Sun (2011)Then there was a window of light. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are used in car windows and air conditioning systems. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has two large windows allowing me to wave at people as they enter the church. Christianity Today (2000)Out through the glass window an elderly man walks past. TUNNEL VISIONS: Journeys of an Underground Philosopher (2001)Signs will be displayed in their windows advertising availability. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They hope to wrap up the deal when the transfer window opens. The Sun (2009)They locked the doors and put mattresses in front of windows. The Sun (2011)There is a small window of opportunity to beat price hikes. The Sun (2013)Yet tall sash windows on the plan will look no different from something half the size. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are also having to wash their cars and windows daily. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Local news reports suggested windows in the building were of poor quality. The Sun (2013)The position of the curtain track above a window will influence the look and feel of the room. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)The exchange is not a trading platform but a shop window where social investors can gain access to information. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Two of the walls have the original floor-to-ceiling sash windows. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The striped tiger looked like a flying stained-glass window. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our jaws drop as we spot the floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over a busy road. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The opening windows mean the air in the Tower is very breathable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Suddenly, something approaches the window. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It came with original stained-glass windows and enough money left over from sale of her old flat to fit a new kitchen and bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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British English: window /ˈwɪndəʊ/ NOUN
A window is a space in the wall of a building or in the side of a vehicle, which has glass in it so that light can pass through and people can see in or out.
He looked out of the window. It was a lovely day.
- American English: window
- Arabic: نَافِذَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: janela
- Chinese: 窗户
- Croatian: prozor
- Czech: okno
- Danish: vindue
- Dutch: raam
- European Spanish: ventana
- Finnish: ikkuna
- French: fenêtre
- German: Fenster
- Greek: παράθυρο
- Italian: finestra
- Japanese: 窓
- Korean: 창
- Norwegian: vindu
- Polish: okno
- European Portuguese: janela
- Romanian: fereastră
- Russian: окно
- Latin American Spanish: ventana
- Swedish: fönster
- Thai: หน้าต่าง
- Turkish: pencere
- Ukrainian: вікно
- Vietnamese: cửa sổ
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