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briefcasenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbrifˌkeɪs/
a usually ​flat, ​rectangularcontainer, used esp. for ​carryingbusinesspapers
(Definition of briefcase from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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briefcasenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈbriːfkeɪs/
WORKPLACE a rectangular ​case, used especially for ​carryingbusinessdocuments
(Definition of briefcase from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “briefcase”
in Arabic حَقيبة مُسْتَنَدات…
in Korean 서류 가방…
in Portuguese maleta, pasta (para papéis, documentos…
in Catalan cartera, maletí…
in Japanese ブリーフケース, 書類かばん…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公文包,公文包…
in Turkish evrak çantası, el çantası…
in Russian портфель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公事包 ,公事包…
in Italian cartella…
in Polish aktówka…
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