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ragnoun [C]

uk   /ræɡ/ us   /ræɡ/

ragverb [T]

uk   /ræɡ/ us   /ræɡ/ -gg- old-fashioned informal
(Definition of rag from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ragnoun [C]

us   /ræɡ/
a piece of usually old, torn cloth: I use these rags for cleaning. They were dressed in rags (= in old, torn pieces of clothing).
(Definition of rag from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rag”
in Korean 넝마, 걸레…
in Arabic خِرْقة…
in Malaysian kain buruk…
in French guenille…
in Russian тряпка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 舊布, 破布…
in Italian straccio…
in Turkish toz bezi…
in Polish szmata, ścierka…
in Spanish trapo, harapo…
in Vietnamese giẻ rách…
in Portuguese trapo, farrapo…
in Thai ผ้าขี้ริ้ว…
in German der Lumpen…
in Catalan drap…
in Japanese ぼろ切れ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 旧布, 破布…
in Indonesian kain perca…
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