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mattressnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmæt.rəs/
the ​part of a ​bed, made of a ​strongclothcoverfilled with ​firmmaterial, that makes the ​bedcomfortable to ​lie on
(Definition of mattress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mattressnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmæ·trɪs/
the ​part of a ​bed that you ​lie on, made of a ​strongclothcoverfilled with ​firm but ​comfortablematerial
(Definition of mattress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mattress”
in Korean 침대 메트리스…
in Arabic مَرْتَبة…
in Malaysian tilam…
in French matelas…
in Russian матрас…
in Chinese (Traditional) 床墊,褥墊…
in Italian materasso…
in Turkish döşek, minder, şilte…
in Polish materac…
in Spanish colchón…
in Vietnamese nệm…
in Portuguese colchão…
in Thai ที่นอน…
in German die Matratze…
in Catalan matalàs…
in Japanese マットレス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 床垫,褥垫…
in Indonesian matras, kasur…
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