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English definition of “wrap”

wrap

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ræp/
paper, cloth, or other material that is used to cover something: The company decided to serve hamburgers in wraps made mainly of paper. foil/plastic wrap
keep sth/be under wraps informal to keep something secret or to be secret: The firm kept its troubles under wraps.
take the wraps off sth to make something that was secret known to other people or the public: Apple took the wraps off the new model of the iMac yesterday.
→ See also bubble wrap, gift wrap, shrink-wrap
(Definition of wrap noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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