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pleatnoun [C]

uk   /pliːt/  us   /pliːt/
a narrow fold in a piece of cloth made by pressing or sewing two parts of the cloth together
pleated
adjective uk   /ˈpliː.tɪd/  us   /ˈpliː.t̬ɪd/
a pleated skirt
(Definition of pleat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pleatnoun [C]

 us   /plit/
a flat, usually narrow, fold made in a piece of cloth by pressing or sewing two parts of the cloth together
pleated
adjective  us   /ˈplit̬·əd/
a pleated skirt
(Definition of pleat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pleat”
in Spanish pliegue…
in Vietnamese nếp gấp…
in Malaysian lisu…
in Thai รอยจีบ…
in French pli…
in German die Falte…
in Chinese (Simplified) 褶…
in Indonesian lipatan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 褶…
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