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textile

noun [C] uk   /ˈtek.staɪl/ us  
a cloth made by hand or machine: the textile industry
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in Spanish textil…
in French textile…
in German die Textilien(pl.), Textil-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 紡織物, 織物…
in Russian текстиль, ткань…
in Turkish tekstil, mensucat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纺织物, 织物…
in Polish tkanina…
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