Meaning of “manila” in the English Dictionary

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"manila" in British English

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manilaadjective

also manilla uk /məˈnɪl.ə/ us /məˈnɪl.ə/

made of strong brown paper:

manila envelopes

(Definition of “manila” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"manila" in American English

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manilaadjective [ not gradable ]

us /məˈnɪl·ə/

made of strong, stiff, usually light brown paper:

She removed a manila folder from a desk drawer and handed it to me.

(Definition of “manila” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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