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curtain

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɜː.tən/  us   /ˈkɝː.t̬ən/
A2 a piece of material, especially cloth, that hangs across a window or opening to make a room or part of a room dark or private: Heavy curtains blocked out the sunlight. to draw (= open or close) the curtains a thick layer of something that makes it difficult to see anything behind it: They could see nothing through the curtain of rain/smoke. the large screen of heavy material in a theatre that separates the stage from the area where people are watching
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in Arabic سِتارة…
in Korean 커튼…
in Malaysian tirai…
in French rideau…
in Turkish perde…
in Italian tenda…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指布質的)簾,窗簾,門簾, 簾狀物,幕狀物, (舞臺上的)帷幕,幕布…
in Russian занавеска, занавес…
in Polish zasłona, kurtyna…
in Vietnamese màn cửa…
in Spanish cortina…
in Portuguese cortina…
in Thai ม่าน…
in German der Vorhang…
in Catalan cortina…
in Japanese カーテン…
in Indonesian tirai…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指布质的)帘,窗帘,门帘, 帘状物,幕状物, (舞台上的)帷幕,幕布…
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