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box 1

British English: /bɒks/
American English: /bɑks/

noun

(Botany)
  • 2 (wood)
    Buchsbaumholz Neutr.

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box 2

noun

  • 1 (container)
    Kasten Mask.
    (bigger) Kiste Fem.
    (made of cardboard, thin wood, etc.) Schachtel Fem.
    a box of cigars
    eine Schachtel Zigarren
    box of matches
    Streichholzschachtel Fem.
  • 2 (boxful)she emptied the whole box of beads on to the floor
    sie hat die ganze Schachtel [mit] Perlen auf die Erde geschüttet
  • 3the box [informal] (television)
    der Kasten [informal] [pejorative]
    die Flimmerkiste [humorous]
  • 4 (facility at newspaper office)

    Chiffre Fem.
  • 5 (in theatre etc.)
    Loge Fem.
  • 7 (confined area)
    Viereck Neutr.
    (enclosed by printed lines) Kasten Mask.
  • 8 (in football) [informal] (penalty area)
    Strafraum Mask.
  • 9 (in baseball)
    Box Fem.
  • 10 (British English) (country house)

    Hütte Fem.
  • 11 (History) (coachman's seat)
    [Kutsch]bock Mask.

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

box in

transitive verb 1 (enclose in box)
in einem Gehäuse unterbringen
2 (enclose tightly) feel boxed in

box up

transitive verb 1 (enclose in box) box2 1 1: 2 (confine) I'd hate to be boxed up anywhere with him
ich wäre nur äußerst ungern irgendwo mit ihm eingesperrt

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box 3

noun

  • (slap, punch)
    Schlag Mask.
    he gave him a box on the ear[s]
    er gab ihm eine Ohrfeige

transitive verb

  • 1 (slap, punch) he boxed his ears or him round the ears
    er ohrfeigte ihn
    get one's ears boxed
    eine Ohrfeige bekommen
  • 2 (fight with fists)box somebody
    gegen jemanden boxen

intransitive verb

  • boxen (with, against gegen)
    box clever (British English) [informal]
    Grips zeigen [informal]
    sich pfiffig od. gewitzt anstellen

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