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noun [U] uk   /ˌpɒl.iˈeθ.ɪ.liːn/  us   /ˌpɑː.liˈeθ.ə-/ US (also mainly UK polythene)
a light, usually thin, soft plastic, often used for making bags or for keeping things dry or fresh: a polyethylene bag They covered the broken windows with sheets of polyethylene.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 聚乙烯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚乙烯…
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