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Meaning of “fabric” - Learner’s Dictionary

fabric

noun     /ˈfæbrɪk/
[C, U] cloth: a light/woollen fabricGeneral words for textiles
the fabric of sth
the basic way in which a society or other social group is organized: The family is part of the fabric of society.Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
UK the walls, floor, and roof of a buildingParts of buildings in general
Translations of “fabric”
in Arabic قُماش, نَسيج…
in Korean 천…
in Malaysian fabrik…
in French tissu…
in Turkish kumaş, dokuma, bez…
in Italian stoffa, tessuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 布, 織物…
in Russian ткань…
in Polish tkanina…
in Vietnamese loại vải được dệt…
in Spanish tejido, tela…
in Portuguese tecido…
in Thai ผ้าหรือสิ่งทอ…
in German der Stoff…
in Catalan teixit, tela…
in Japanese 布地…
in Indonesian kain…
in Chinese (Simplified) 布, 织物…
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