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curtain

noun [C]  us   /ˈkɜr·tən/
a piece of cloth or other material that hangs across a window or space to decorate a room or to make it dark or private: In the restaurant, arches covered with beaded curtains divide the room. In a theater, the curtain is a large, movable sheet of heavy material that separates the stage from the area where people are sitting. The curtain is also the time at which a performance begins: The curtain is at 8 o’clock.
Translations of “curtain”
in Arabic سِتارة…
in Korean 커튼…
in Malaysian tirai…
in French rideau…
in Turkish perde…
in Italian tenda…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指布質的)簾,窗簾,門簾, 簾狀物,幕狀物, (舞臺上的)帷幕,幕布…
in Russian занавеска, занавес…
in Polish zasłona, kurtyna…
in Vietnamese màn cửa…
in Spanish cortina…
in Portuguese cortina…
in Thai ม่าน…
in German der Vorhang…
in Catalan cortina…
in Japanese カーテン…
in Indonesian tirai…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指布质的)帘,窗帘,门帘, 帘状物,幕状物, (舞台上的)帷幕,幕布…
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