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venetian blindnoun [C]

uk   us   /vəˌniː.ʃənˈblaɪnd/
a ​cover for a ​window, usually made of ​thin, ​horizontalstrips of ​wood, ​plastic, or ​metal, that can be ​moved in ​order to ​change the ​amount of ​light that is ​allowed in
(Definition of venetian blind from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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venetian blindnoun [C]

 us   /vəˌni·ʃən ˈblɑɪnd/
a set of ​narrow, ​horizontalpieces of ​wood, ​plastic, or ​metal that ​cover a ​window and can be ​raised or set at different ​angles to ​blocklight from the ​outside or ​let it in
(Definition of venetian blind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “venetian blind”
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动百叶帘…
in Turkish jaluzi, pancur, Venedik pancuru…
in Russian жалюзи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活動百葉簾…
in Polish żaluzja (pozioma)…
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