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paper

noun /ˈpeipə/
the material on which these words are written, made from wood, rags etc and used for writing, printing, wrapping parcels etc
papel
I need paper and a pen to write a letter (also adjective) a paper bag.
a single (often printed or typed) piece of this
papel
There were papers all over his desk.
a newspaper
periódico
Have you read the paper?
a group of questions for a written examination
examen
The Latin paper was very difficult.
(in plural ) documents proving one’s identity, nationality etc
papeles, documentos
The policeman demanded to see my papers.
papery adjective like paper
parecido al papel, como de papel
papery leaves.
paperback noun a book with a paper cover.
libro en rústica
paperclip noun a small, usually metal clip for holding papers together
sujetapapeles
She attached her note to the papers with a paperclip.
paper knife noun a knife used for opening envelopes etc.
cortapapeles, abrecartas
paper sculpture noun the art of modelling/modeling with folded paper.
papiroflexia
paperweight noun a small, heavy object which can be put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in place, also used as an ornament
pisapapeles
a glass paperweight.
paperwork noun the part of a job which consists of keeping files, writing letters etc
trabajo administrativo/de oficina
I spend most of my time on paperwork.
(Definition of paper from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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