Meaning of “wrapper” in the English Dictionary

"wrapper" in British English

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wrappernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈræp.ər/ us /ˈræp.ɚ/

(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 /ˈræpər/ us

MARKETING, PRODUCTION a piece of paper, plastic, or other material used to cover a product:

a brown-paper/cellophane/plastic wrapper

FINANCE a financial product that gives investors advantages such as reducing the tax they have to pay:

bond/ISA/tax-free wrapper The investments can be transferred into the Isa wrapper each tax year.

(Definition of “wrapper” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)