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stripe

noun [C]    /strɑɪp/
a line on a surface that is a different color from the rest of the surface: a blue tie with gray stripes A stripe is also a particular type, esp. when there are many possible types: Governments of every stripe (= of all political opinions) have a tendency to try to control the press. striped    /strɑɪpt/ adjective [not gradable] a striped red-and-white shirt
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