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playing cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
one of a set of 52 ​small, ​rectangularpieces of ​stiffpaper, each with a ​number and a ​designshowing one of four ​suitsprinted on it, used in ​games
(Definition of playing card from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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playing cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpleɪ·ɪŋ ˌkɑrd/
one of a set of 52 ​small, ​rectangularpieces of ​stiffpaper, each with a ​number or ​face and one of four ​signsprinted on it, used in ​games
(Definition of playing card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “playing card”
in Arabic وَرَقة لَعِب…
in Korean 카드, 트럼프…
in Portuguese carta de jogo, carta de baralho…
in Catalan carta, naip…
in Japanese トランプ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扑克牌…
in Turkish iskambil kâğıdı…
in Russian игральная карта…
in Chinese (Traditional) 撲克牌…
in Italian carta da gioco…
in Polish karta do gry…
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