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carpetnoun

uk   /ˈkɑː.pɪt/ us   /ˈkɑːr.pət/
A2 [C or U] (a shaped piece of) thick material used for covering floors: We've just had a new carpet fitted/laid in our bedroom.UK We've got fitted (= cut to fit exactly) carpets in the bedrooms.
[S] a layer of something that covers the ground: a carpet of snow Our lawn is a carpet of daisies.

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carpetverb [T]

uk   /ˈkɑː.pɪt/ us   /ˈkɑːr.pət/
  • carpet verb [T] (COVER)

to cover something with carpet: We need to carpet the stairs.
be carpeted with sth
to be covered with something: In spring this area is carpeted with bluebells.
  • carpet verb [T] (CRITICIZE)

UK informal to severely criticize someone who has made a mistake
(Definition of carpet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"carpet" in American English

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carpetnoun [C/U]

us   /ˈkɑr·pɪt/

carpetverb [T]

us   /ˈkɑr·pət/
to cover a floor surface with a carpet
(Definition of carpet from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “carpet”
in Korean 카펫…
in Arabic سَجّادة…
in Malaysian karpet…
in French tapis…
in Russian ковер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地毯, 地毯織物, (覆蓋地面的)一層…
in Italian tappeto, moquette…
in Turkish halı, yaygı…
in Polish dywan, wykładzina…
in Spanish moqueta, alfombra…
in Vietnamese thảm…
in Portuguese carpete, tapete…
in Thai พรม…
in German der Teppich…
in Catalan moqueta, catifa…
in Japanese カーペット…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地毯, 地毯织物, (覆盖地面的)一层…
in Indonesian permadani…
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