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Meaning of “ribbon” in the English Dictionary

"ribbon" in British English

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ribbonnoun

uk   us   /ˈrɪb.ən/
C2 [C or U] a ​long, ​narrowstrip of ​material used to ​tie things together or as a ​decoration: Sandra often ​wears a ribbon in her ​hair. He ​tied up the ​present with ribbon.a ribbon of sth literary a ​long, ​narrowpiece of something: A ribbon of ​roadstretchedahead of us ​across the ​desert. [C] a ​smallpiece of ​colouredmaterial given to someone in the ​armedforces to show ​approval and ​admiration for ​theirbraveactions [C] the ​narrowstrip of ​material that ​contains the ​ink for a typewriter: My ​typewriterneeds a new ribbon.

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(Definition of ribbon from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ribbonnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈrɪb·ən/
a ​long, ​narrowstrip of ​material used to ​tie things together or as a ​decoration: [U] He ​tied the ​present with ribbon. [C] fig. A ribbon of ​roadstretched before us. A ribbon is also the ​narrowstrip of ​material that ​contains the ​ink for a ​typewriter or ​computerprinter.
(Definition of ribbon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ribbon”
in Korean 리본…
in Arabic شَريط…
in Malaysian reben…
in French ruban…
in Russian лента…
in Chinese (Traditional) (捆紮或裝飾用的)帶子,絲帶,緞帶, 勳帶,綬帶, (打字機的)色帶…
in Italian nastro…
in Turkish şerit, kurdele…
in Polish wstążka…
in Spanish cinta…
in Vietnamese dải ruy-băng…
in Portuguese fita…
in Thai โบ, ริบบิ้น…
in German das Band…
in Catalan cinta…
in Japanese リボン, 飾りひも…
in Chinese (Simplified) (捆扎或装饰用的)带子,丝带,缎带, 勋带,绶带, (打字机的)色带…
in Indonesian pita…
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