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"silk" in British English

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silknoun

uk   /sɪlk/ us   /sɪlk/
  • silk noun (CLOTH)

B1 [U] a delicate, soft type of cloth made from a thread produced by silkworms, or the thread itself: a silk dress a silk shirt
silks [plural]

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  • silk noun (LAWYER)

[C] UK specialized law a QC : a lawyer of high rank in some countries
(Definition of silk from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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silknoun [U]

us   /sɪlk/
a smooth, shiny cloth made from a thread produced by a type of caterpillar (= small, tube-shaped insect), or the thread itself: a silk shirt
(Definition of silk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “silk”
in Korean 실크…
in Arabic حَرير…
in Malaysian sutera…
in French soie, (en/de) soie…
in Russian шелк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 織物, 絲綢, 絲線…
in Italian seta…
in Turkish ipek…
in Polish jedwab…
in Spanish seda, (de) seda…
in Vietnamese tơ, lụa…
in Portuguese seda…
in Thai เส้นไหม, ผ้าไหม…
in German die Seide, seiden-……
in Catalan seda…
in Japanese 絹, シルク…
in Chinese (Simplified) 织物, 丝绸, 丝线…
in Indonesian benang sutera, sutera…
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