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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crutch /krʌtʃ/
  • danh từ
    • cái nạng ((thường) pair of crutches)
      • to go on crutches: đi bằng nạng
    • vật chống, vật đỡ (tường, sàn...)
    • cái chống (xe đạp, mô tô)
    • (giải phẫu) đáy chậu
    • (hàng hải) cọc chén
    • (nghĩa bóng) chỗ nương tựa
Concise Dictionary
+a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking
+anything that serves as an expedient

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 one of two long sticks that you put under your arms to help you walk after you have injured your leg or foot: After the accident I spent six months on crutches.
2 (usually disapproving) a person or thing that gives you help or support but often makes you depend on them too much: High interest rates are merely a crutch for the country's ailing economy. + He sees religion as an emotional crutch.
Collocation Dictionary


emotional, psychological
(both figurative) He saw religion as a psychological crutch.


need, use
He needs crutches to walk.


on/with ~
She can only walk with crutches.

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