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paper clipnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallpiece of ​bentwire used for ​holdingpieces of ​paper together
(Definition of paper clip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paper clipnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpeɪ·pər ˌklɪp/
a ​smallpiece of ​bentwire or ​plastic used for ​holdingpieces of paper together
(Definition of paper clip from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paper clip”
in Arabic مِشْبَك وَرَق…
in Korean 종이 집게…
in Portuguese clipe…
in Catalan clip (per a papers)…
in Japanese (紙を束ねる)クリップ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 纸夹,回形针,曲别针…
in Turkish ataş, kağıt tutacağı/raptiyesi…
in Russian скрепка для бумаг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紙夾,迴紋針,曲別針…
in Italian fermaglio, clip, graffetta…
in Polish spinacz…
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