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polythene

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.θiːn/ us    /ˈpɑː.lɪ-/ mainly UK ( US usually polyethylene)
a light, usually thin, soft plastic, often used for making bags or for keeping things dry or fresh: a polythene bag They covered the broken windows with sheets of polythene.
Translations of “polythene”
in Korean 폴리에틸렌…
in Arabic البوليثين…
in French polyéthylène…
in Turkish polietilen, ince yumuşak plastik…
in Italian polietilene…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聚乙烯…
in Russian полиэтилен…
in Polish polietylen…
in Spanish polietileno, plástico…
in Portuguese politeno, plástico…
in German das Plastik, Plastik……
in Catalan polietilè…
in Japanese (英)ポリエチレン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 聚乙烯…
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