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Definición de “swathe” en inglés

swathe

noun uk (also swath)   /sweɪð/ us  

swathe noun (AREA)

[C] a long strip or large area especially of land: Huge swathes of rainforest are being cleared for farming and mining. [S] literary a large part of something that includes several different things: These people represent a broad/wide swathe of public opinion.

swathe noun (CLOTH)

[C] a long strip of cloth: His head was wrapped in swathes of bandages.

swathe

verb [T] uk   /sweɪð/ us  
to wrap round or cover with cloth: He came out of the hospital swathed in bandages. I love to swathe (= dress) myself in silk.
(Definition of swathe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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