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awning

noun [C] uk   /ˈɔː.nɪŋ/ us    /ˈɑː-/ ( US also sunshade)
a cloth or plastic cover fastened to a building or structure and supported by a frame that is used to protect someone or something from the sun or rain: The gaily striped awnings of the market stalls made an attractive scene.
Translations of “awning”
in Spanish Toldo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (門窗等前面的)雨篷,遮篷…
in Chinese (Simplified) (门窗等前面的)雨篷,凉篷,遮篷…
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