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"textile" in British English

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textilenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtek.staɪl/
a ​cloth made by ​hand or ​machine: the textile industry
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(Definition of textile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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textilenoun [C]

 us   /ˈteks·tɑɪl, ·tɪl/
a ​cloth, esp. one that is ​woven: Imports of textiles ​rose last ​year.
(Definition of textile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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textilenoun

uk   us   /ˈtekstaɪl/ COMMERCE
[C or U] cloth made by ​hand or ​machine in large ​quantities: The ​company is a ​majorexporter of textiles and ​clothing. a textile ​company/​manufacturer/​plant the textile ​business/​industry/​market
textiles [plural] the ​industry that makes cloth in large ​quantities: The 132,000 new ​jobs do not come from ​agriculture, ​shipbuilding, or textiles.
(Definition of textile from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “textile”
in Spanish textil…
in Vietnamese hàng dệt may…
in Malaysian tekstil…
in Thai สิ่งทอ…
in French textile…
in German die Textilien(pl.), Textil-……
in Chinese (Simplified) 纺织物, 织物…
in Turkish tekstil, mensucat…
in Russian текстиль, ткань…
in Indonesian tekstil…
in Chinese (Traditional) 紡織物, 織物…
in Polish tkanina…
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