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blanket

noun [C]  /ˈblæŋ·kɪt/ us  

blanket noun [C] (COVER)

a cloth cover used to keep warm, esp. on a bed: fig. Congress was nearly buried under a blanket of criticism.

blanket

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈblæŋ·kɪt/ us  

blanket adjective [not gradable] (UNLIMITED)

without a limit: You have blanket authority to hire anyone you want.

blanket

verb [T]  /ˈblæŋ·kɪt/ us  

blanket verb [T] (COVER)

to cover: All week, smog has blanketed much of this hot, baked countryside.
Translations of “blanket”
in Korean 담요, 층…
in Arabic بَطّانيّة, غِطاء, قِشْرة…
in French couverture, manteau…
in Turkish battaniye, kalın tabaka…
in Italian coperta, coltre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛毯,毯子…
in Russian одеяло, покров, слой…
in Polish koc, pokrywa…
in Spanish manta, manto…
in Portuguese cobertor, camada grossa…
in German die Decke, die Hülle…
in Catalan manta, capa…
in Japanese 毛布, (厚い)層…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛毯,毯子…
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