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Meaning of I-spy in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF I-SPY

I-spy play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF I-SPY

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I-Spy is a noun.
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WHAT DOES I-SPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

definitionDefinition of I-spy in the English dictionary

The definition of I-spy in the dictionary is a game in which one player specifies the initial letter of the name of an object that he can see, which the other players then try to guess.

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE I-SPY

I-spy
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Synonyms and antonyms of I-spy in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «I-SPY»

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Translation of «I-spy» into 20 languages

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TRANSLATION OF I-SPY

Find out the translation of I-spy to 20 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

I - 间谍
1,325 millions of speakers
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es

Translator English - Spanish

I- espía
550 millions of speakers
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en

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I-spy
510 millions of speakers
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hi

Translator English - Hindi

मैं जासूस
380 millions of speakers
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ar

Translator English - Arabic

I- جاسوس
280 millions of speakers
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ru

Translator English - Russian

Я - шпион
278 millions of speakers
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I- espião
270 millions of speakers
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fr

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I- espion
220 millions of speakers
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de

Translator English - German

I- Spy
180 millions of speakers
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ja

Translator English - Japanese

I -SPY
130 millions of speakers
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ko

Translator English - Korean

I- 스파이
85 millions of speakers
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I- gián điệp
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I- spy
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I -Spy
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Я - шпигун
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I - spion
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I - κατάσκοπος
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I- spioen
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I- spion
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I- spion
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Trends of use of I-spy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «I-SPY»

The term «I-spy» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.036 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «I-SPY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about I-spy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «I-SPY»

Discover the use of I-spy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to I-spy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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I Spy Spectacular: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming text invites young readers to find objects hidden in each photograph, with extra rhyming riddles to be matched with the photographs.
autorJean Marzollo, 2011
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I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhymes invite the reader to find hidden objects in photographs of Christmas items.
autorJean Marzollo, 2005
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I Spy: Representations of Childhood
I Spy takes up the challenge by means of a unique combination of new color and black and white photographs and newly commissioned writing.
autorJane Fletcher, Kate Newton, Catherine Fehily, 2000
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I spy: a history and episode guide to the groundbreaking ...
Only two years later, Cosby accepted the Emmy for leading actor-and I Spy cemented its role in history. This is a complete history of I Spy and the profound change it evoked in broadcasting, social ideals and racial equality.
autorMarc Cushman, Linda J. LaRosa, Robert Culp, 2007
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I Spy Gold Mystery!: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.
autorJean Marzollo, 2005
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I Spy Spooky Night: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.
autorJean Marzollo, 2005
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I Spy Shapes in Art
Each of the fourteen magnificent paintings in this book contains a different shape for you to find.
autorLucy Micklethwait, 2004
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I Spy an Apple
Simple text challenges the reader to find objects hidden in the photographs.
autorJean Marzollo, 2011
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I Spy a Pumpkin
Rhyming text invites the reader to find hidden objects in the pictures.
autorJean Marzollo, 2005
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I Spy Fun House: A Book of Picture Riddles
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the phohotographs.
autor‎2005
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5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «I-SPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term I-spy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fond du Lac business news and notes
IGNITE! Business Success starts I-Spy treasure hunt for entrepreneurs. IGNITE! Business Success, the new entrepreneurial resource network, ... «Fond du Lac Reporter, Jul 15»
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IGNITE! Business Success announces I-Spy treasure hunt for …
Do you have a business idea? Did you like to play I-Spy as a child? IGNITE! Business Success, the new entrepreneurial resource network, has ... «Fond du Lac Reporter, Jul 15»
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When the flower spotter was king with his I-Spy and Observer's books
David Hill remembers his quest to collect wildflowers in his 1950s school days and asks, what do wild flowers mean to school children today? «Western Morning News, Jul 15»
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Growth Fund backs i-Spy Digital with £185k
Newcastle-based technology business i-Spy Digital has secured a £185,000 investment from the Finance for Business North East Growth Fund ... «Insider Media, Jul 15»
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The hi-tech I-spy-you-spy game of Telugu police
HYDERABAD: Police forces of the duelling Telugu-speaking states of Telangana and Andhra are now on a shopping spree to procure the ... «Economic Times, Jun 15»
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«ENGLISH DICTIONARY. I-Spy [online] - Edition 3.3 (Dec 2016). Available <http://englishdictionary.education/en/i-spy> »
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