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embroidery

noun [U]
 
 
/ɪmˈbrɔɪdəri/
ACTIVITY the activity of sewing small patterns or pictures onto things: She is very good at embroidery.Knitting and sewing
DECORATION decoration on cloth made by sewing small patterns or pictures onto itKnitting and sewing
Translations of “embroidery”
in Korean 자수, 자수법…
in Arabic تَطْريز…
in Portuguese bordado…
in Catalan brodat…
in Japanese ししゅう, ししゅうをすること…
in Italian ricamo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 縫紉, 刺繡品, 刺繡圖案…
in Russian вышивание, вышивка…
in Turkish nakış, işleme, (resim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缝纫, 刺绣品, 刺绣花样…
in Polish wyszywanie, haftowanie, haft…
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