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"cardboard" in British English

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cardboardnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɑːd.bɔːd/  us   /ˈkɑːrd.bɔːrd/
B2 material like very ​thick, ​stiffpaper, usually ​palebrown in ​colour, used ​especially for making ​boxes: a cardboard box

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cardboardadjective

uk   /ˈkɑːd.bɔːd/  us   /ˈkɑːrd.bɔːrd/ disapproving
(Definition of cardboard from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cardboardnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɑrdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
very ​thick, ​stiffpaper, usually ​palebrown in ​color, used esp. for making ​boxes: She ​packed the ​books in a cardboard ​box.
(Definition of cardboard from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cardboard”
in Arabic كَرْتون, وَرَق مُقَوَّى…
in Korean 판지…
in Portuguese cartolina, papelão…
in Catalan cartó…
in Japanese 段ボール…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指制作盒子的)硬纸板,卡纸板…
in Turkish mukavva kartonu, mukavva kutu…
in Russian картон…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指製作盒子的)硬紙板,卡紙板…
in Italian cartone…
in Polish karton…
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