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balenoun [C]

us   /beɪl/
a large amount of something such as hay (= dry grass), paper, wool, or cloth that has been tied tightly together
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balenoun [C]

uk   /beɪl/ us  
a large amount of something such as paper, wool, or cloth that has been tied tightly together: A bale of alfalfa that usually would sell for about $3.50 could cost as much as $10 this year. a bale of cotton

baleverb [T]

uk   /beɪl/ us  
to tie up something tightly into bales: The hay must be baled, and stacked as quickly as possible.
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Translations of “bale”
in Korean 곤포…
in Arabic كَومة…
in Malaysian bandela…
in French balle…
in Russian тюк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大包,大捆…
in Italian balla…
in Turkish balya, demet, deste…
in Polish bela…
in Spanish fardo…
in Vietnamese kiện hàng…
in Portuguese fardo…
in Thai หีบห่อมัดรวมกันเป็นตั้ง…
in German der Ballen…
in Catalan bala…
in Japanese 大量の物を束ねたもの, 圧縮こん包した大型物…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大包,大捆…
in Indonesian segulung, satu bal…
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