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stripe

noun [C] uk   /straɪp/ us  

stripe noun [C] (COLOUREDSTRIP)

B1 a strip on the surface of something that is a different colour from the surrounding surface: The zebra is a wild African horse with black and white stripes.
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stripe noun [C] (ON UNIFORM)

( US also bar) a strip of material that is sewn onto the arm of a military uniform to show the rank of the person wearing it: By the age of 25 he'd already earned his third stripe and become a sergeant.
Translations of “stripe”
in Korean 줄무늬…
in Arabic خَطّ مُلَوَّن…
in French rayure, galon…
in Turkish şerit, yol, çizgi…
in Italian striscia, riga…
in Chinese (Traditional) 彩條, 條紋,斑紋…
in Russian полоска…
in Polish pasek…
in Spanish raya, lista, galón…
in Portuguese listra…
in German der Streifen, die Tresse…
in Catalan ratlla…
in Japanese 縞模様, ストライプ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 彩条, 条纹,斑纹…
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