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silk

noun uk   /sɪlk/ us  

silk noun (CLOTH)

B1 [U] a delicate, soft type of cloth made from a thread produced by silkworms, or the thread itself: a silk dress a silk shirtsilks [plural] the brightly coloured shirts worn by jockeys (= people who ride horses in a race)
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silk noun (LAWYER)

[C] UK specialized law a QC : a lawyer of high rank in some countries
Translations of “silk”
in Korean 실크…
in Arabic حَرير…
in French soie, (en/de) soie…
in Turkish ipek…
in Italian seta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 織物, 絲綢, 絲線…
in Russian шелк…
in Polish jedwab…
in Spanish seda, (de) seda…
in Portuguese seda…
in German die Seide, seiden-……
in Catalan seda…
in Japanese 絹, シルク…
in Chinese (Simplified) 织物, 丝绸, 丝线…
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