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cardboardnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkɑːd.bɔːd/ us   /ˈkɑːrd.bɔːrd/
B2 material like very thick, stiff paper, usually pale brown in colour, used especially for making boxes: a cardboard box

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cardboardadjective

uk   /ˈkɑːd.bɔːd/ us   /ˈkɑːrd.bɔːrd/ disapproving
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cardboardnoun [U]

us   /ˈkɑrdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
very thick, stiff paper, usually pale brown 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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