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verb [T] uk   us   /ræp/ (-pp-)
B1 to cover or surround something with paper, cloth, or other material: She wrapped the present and tied it with ribbon. Wrap the chicken in foil and cook it for two hours.B2 to cover someone with a piece of material in order to protect them: She wrapped the baby in a blanket. He wrapped a towel around his shoulders.
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noun uk   us   /ræp/

wrap noun (COVERING)

[C] (US also wrapper) a loose piece of clothing that is worn tied around the body: a beach wrap [C] a long piece of cloth that a woman wears around her shoulders to keep her warm or for decoration: a chiffon/silk wrap [U] material that is used to cover or protect objects: plastic wrap gift wrap

wrap noun (FOOD)

[C] a sandwich made with one piece of very thin bread that is folded around a filling
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