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"wallpaper" in American English

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wallpapernoun [C/U]

us   /ˈwɔlˌpeɪ·pər/
a type of decorative paper sometimes used to cover the walls of a room instead of painting them: [U] We found some beautiful wallpaper with an orange floral pattern.
wallpaper
verb [T] us   /ˈwɔlˌpeɪ·pər/
We decided to wallpaper Annie’s bedroom.
(Definition of wallpaper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"wallpaper" in British English

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wallpapernoun

uk   /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪ.pər/ us   /ˈwɑːlˌpeɪ.pɚ/

wallpaperverb [T]

uk   /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪ.pər/ us   /ˈwɑːlˌpeɪ.pɚ/
(Definition of wallpaper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wallpaper" in Business English

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wallpapernoun [U]

uk   /ˈwɔːlˌpeɪpər/ us  
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET shares and bonds that have no or almost no value: Are these certificates worth anything or are they just wallpaper?
IT an image or pattern that you can save onto the screen of your computer: All these images are free to download as desktop wallpaper.
(Definition of wallpaper from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wallpaper”
in Arabic وَرَق حائط…
in Korean 벽지…
in Portuguese papel de parede…
in Catalan paper d’empaperar…
in Japanese 壁紙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墙壁, 墙纸,壁纸…
in Turkish duvar kâğıdı…
in Russian обои…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牆壁, 牆紙,壁紙…
in Italian carta da parati…
in Polish tapeta…
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