Definition of skyscraper in English:

skyscraper

Syllabification: sky·scrap·er
Pronunciation: /ˈskīˌskrāpər
 
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noun

  • 1A very tall building of many stories.
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    • Finding no skyscrapers and tall buildings from which he can swing, he looks for an alternative.
    • The competition winners believe the design will surprise residents who fear skyscrapers and space age buildings.
    • Masterton said there were good reasons for building skyscrapers and spectacular towers.

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