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English definition of “cord”

cord

noun [C] (THIN ROPE)   /kɔrd/
a length of twisted threads or fibers: She pulled the cord of the Venetian blinds to raise them and let in the sun.
(Definition of cord noun (THIN ROPE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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