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"wrapper" in British English

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wrappernoun [C]

uk   /ˈræp.ər/  us   //

wrapper noun [C] (COVERING)

a ​piece of ​paper, ​plastic, or other ​material that ​covers and ​protects something: a sweet wrapper US a ​loosepiece of ​clothing that is ​worn in the ​house, sometimes over other ​clothes

wrapper noun [C] (FINANCE)

UK a ​financialproduct that gives ​advantages such as ​reducedtax: The ​shares will be ​held in a ​tax-freeindividualsavingsaccount wrapper.
(Definition of wrapper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wrapper" in American English

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wrappernoun [C]

 us   /ˈræp·ər/
a ​piece of ​paper or ​plastic that has been used to ​cover something: a ​candy wrapper
(Definition of wrapper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wrapper" in Business English

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wrappernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈræpər/
MARKETING, PRODUCTION a ​piece of ​paper, ​plastic, or other ​material used to ​cover a ​product: a brown-paper/cellophane/​plastic wrapper
FINANCE a ​financialproduct that gives ​investorsadvantages such as ​reducing the ​tax they have to ​pay: bond/ISA/tax-free wrapper The ​investments can be ​transferred into the Isa wrapper each ​taxyear.
(Definition of wrapper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wrapper”
in Arabic غُلاف…
in Korean 포장지…
in Portuguese envoltório, invólucro, embalagem…
in Catalan embolcall…
in Japanese 包み紙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 包装材料, 包装纸, 宽松外套…
in Turkish ambalaj/paketleme kağıdı/naylonu vb.…
in Russian обертка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 包裝材料, 包裝紙, 寬鬆外套…
in Italian incarto, involucro…
in Polish papierek, folia…
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