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paperweightnoun [C]

uk   /ˈpeɪ.pə.weɪt/ us   /ˈpeɪ.pɚ.weɪt/
a small, heavy object that is put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in position
(Definition of paperweight from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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paperweightnoun [C]

us   /ˈpeɪ·pərˌweɪt/
a small, heavy object, often decorative, placed on papers to keep them together
(Definition of paperweight from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paperweight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 镇纸…
in Turkish kâğıtların dağılmasını önlemek için üzerine konulan küçük ağır cisim…
in Russian пресс-папье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紙鎮…
in Polish przycisk do papieru…
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