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English definition of “wrapper”

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 for wrap (= a loose piece of clothing)

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.
(Definition of wrapper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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