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bandagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈbæn·dɪdʒ/
a ​strip of ​cloth that is used to ​cover an ​injury on someone’s ​body to ​protect it
verb [T]  us   /ˈbæn·dɪdʒ/
They bandaged his ​wounds.
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bandagenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/  us   /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/
A2 (US also gauze) a ​long, ​narrowpiece of ​cloth that is ​tied around an ​injury or a ​part of someone's ​body that has been ​hurt
US a Band-Aid

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bandageverb [T]

uk   /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/  us   /ˈbæn.dɪdʒ/
to ​tie a bandage around an ​injury or ​part of someone's ​body, or put bandages on someone or something: You ought to bandage (up) that ​cut. the dog's bandaged ​paw
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Translations of “bandage”
in Korean 붕대, 밴드, 반창고…
in Arabic ضِماد, ـة, لِفافة…
in Malaysian kain pemablut…
in French pansement…
in Russian бинт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繃帶…
in Italian benda, fascia, cerotto…
in Turkish bandaj, sargı…
in Polish bandaż…
in Spanish venda, vendaje…
in Vietnamese băng gạc…
in Portuguese bandagem, atadura, faixa…
in Thai ผ้าพันแผล…
in German der Verband…
in Catalan bena, tireta…
in Japanese 包帯, 絆創膏(ばんそうこう)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绷带…
in Indonesian perban, pembalut…
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