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blanket

noun [C] uk   /ˈblæŋ.kɪt/ us  
A2 a flat cover made of wool or similar warm material, usually used on a bed
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blanket

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈblæŋ.kɪt/ us  
including or affecting everything, everyone, or all cases, in a large group or area: a blanket ban "Man", as a blanket term for both men and women, is now considered sexist.

blanket

verb [T often passive] uk   /ˈblæŋ.kɪt/ literary us  
to cover something completely with a thick layer: Outside the fields were blanketed in fog.
Translations of “blanket”
in Korean 담요, 층…
in Arabic بَطّانيّة, غِطاء, قِشْرة…
in French couverture, manteau…
in Turkish battaniye, kalın tabaka…
in Italian coperta, coltre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛毯,毯子…
in Russian одеяло, покров, слой…
in Polish koc, pokrywa…
in Spanish manta, manto…
in Portuguese cobertor, camada grossa…
in German die Decke, die Hülle…
in Catalan manta, capa…
in Japanese 毛布, (厚い)層…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛毯,毯子…
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