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polythenenoun [U]

uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.θiːn/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪ-/ mainly UK (US usually polyethylene)
a ​light, usually ​thin, ​softplastic, often used for making ​bags or for ​keeping things ​dry or ​fresh: a polythene bag They ​covered the ​brokenwindows with ​sheets of polythene.
(Definition of polythene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “polythene”
in Korean 폴리에틸렌…
in Arabic البوليثين…
in Malaysian politena…
in French polyéthylène…
in Russian полиэтилен…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚乙烯…
in Italian polietilene…
in Turkish polietilen, ince yumuşak plastik…
in Polish polietylen…
in Spanish polietileno, plástico…
in Vietnamese nhựa tổng hợp pôliten…
in Portuguese politeno, plástico…
in Thai โพลีธีน…
in German das Plastik, Plastik……
in Catalan polietilè…
in Japanese (英)ポリエチレン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚乙烯…
in Indonesian plastik…
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