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Sellotapenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈsel.ə.teɪp/ UK trademark (US trademark Scotch tape)
a ​long, ​thinstrip of ​sticky and usually ​transparentmaterial that is ​sold in a roll and is used for ​joining together things such as ​paper or ​card: a ​roll of Sellotape I ​stuck the ​note to the ​door with Sellotape.
sellotape
verb [T] uk   us   UK (US scotch-tape)
When I got ​home, I ​found a ​mysteriousmessage sellotaped to the ​frontdoor.
(Definition of Sellotape from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Sellotape™noun [U]

uk   us   /ˈseləʊteɪp/ UK trademark
(also US Scotch tape™, sticky tape) a ​longthinstrip of ​sticky and usually ​transparentmaterial that is ​sold in a ​roll and used for ​joining together things such as ​paper or ​card: I ​stuck the ​note to the door with Sellotape.

Sellotape™verb [T]

uk   us   UK trademark
to ​join things such as ​paper or ​cards with a ​longthinstrip of ​sticky and usually ​transparentmaterial which is ​sold in a ​roll: Can you Sellotape these ​documents together?
(Definition of Sellotape™ from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Sellotape”
in Arabic شَريط لاصِق…
in Korean 셀로테이프…
in Portuguese fita adesiva…
in Catalan cinta adhesiva…
in Japanese セロテープ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (赛勒塔普)透明胶带…
in Chinese (Traditional) (賽勒塔普)透明膠帶…
in Italian nastro adesivo, scotch…
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