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Sellotape

noun [U] uk   /ˈsel.ə.teɪp/ UK trademark ( US trademark Scotch tape) us  
a long, thin strip of sticky and usually transparent material that is sold in a roll and is used for joining together things such as paper or card: a roll of Sellotape I stuck the note to the door with Sellotape.
sellotape
verb [T] uk   UK ( US scotch-tape) us  
When I got home, I found a mysterious message sellotaped to the front door.
Translations of “Sellotape”
in Korean 셀로테이프…
in Arabic شَريط لاصِق…
in Portuguese fita adesiva…
in Catalan cinta adhesiva…
in Japanese セロテープ…
in Italian nastro adesivo, scotch…
in Chinese (Traditional) (賽勒塔普)透明膠帶…
in Chinese (Simplified) (赛勒塔普)透明胶带…
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