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carpet

noun     /ˈkɑːpɪt/
A2 [C, U] thick material for covering floors, often made of wool: a new living room carpet UK fitted carpets (= carpets that cover floors from wall to wall) Carpets, rugs and other floor coverings
a carpet of sth
a thick layer of something that covers the ground: a carpet of snowCoverings and layers
carpet verb [T]
to put carpet on the floor of a room: The stairs were carpeted. →  See also the red carpet Carpets, rugs and other floor coverings
Translations of “carpet”
in Arabic سَجّادة…
in Korean 카펫…
in Malaysian karpet…
in French tapis…
in Turkish halı, yaygı…
in Italian tappeto, moquette…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地毯, 地毯織物, (覆蓋地面的)一層…
in Russian ковер…
in Polish dywan, wykładzina…
in Vietnamese thảm…
in Spanish moqueta, alfombra…
in Portuguese carpete, tapete…
in Thai พรม…
in German der Teppich…
in Catalan moqueta, catifa…
in Japanese カーペット…
in Indonesian permadani…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地毯, 地毯织物, (覆盖地面的)一层…
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