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polyester

noun [U] uk   /ˌpɒl.iˈes.tər/  us   /ˌpɑː.liˈes.tɚ/
a type of artificial cloth: a polyester shirt
Translations of “polyester”
in Arabic البوليستَر…
in Korean 폴리에스테르…
in Malaysian poliester…
in Turkish sunî kumaş, polyester…
in Italian poliestere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚酯纖維, 尼龍…
in Russian полиэстр…
in Polish poliester…
in Vietnamese sợi PE…
in Spanish Poliéster…
in Portuguese poliéster…
in Thai โพลีเอสเตอร์…
in Catalan polièster…
in Japanese ポリエステル…
in Indonesian poliester…
in Chinese (Simplified) 涤纶…
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