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wrapper

noun [C] uk   /ˈræp.ər/  us   //

wrapper noun [C] (COVERING)

a piece of paper, plastic, or other material that covers and protects something: a sweet (US candy) wrapper US (UK wrap) a loose piece of clothing that is worn tied around the body

wrapper noun [C] (FINANCE)

a financial product that gives advantages such as reduced tax: The shares will be held in a tax-free individual savings account wrapper.
Translations of “wrapper”
in Korean 포장지…
in Arabic غُلاف…
in Portuguese envoltório, invólucro, embalagem…
in Catalan embolcall…
in Japanese 包み紙…
in Italian incarto, involucro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 包裝材料, 包裝紙, 寬鬆外套…
in Russian обертка…
in Turkish ambalaj/paketleme kağıdı/naylonu vb.…
in Chinese (Simplified) 包装材料, 包装纸, 宽松外套…
in Polish papierek, folia…
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