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venetian blind

noun [C] uk   /vəˌniː.ʃənˈblaɪnd/ us  
a cover for a window made of thin, horizontal pieces of wood, plastic, or metal, which can be moved in order to change the amount of light that is allowed in
Translations of “venetian blind”
in Chinese (Traditional) 活動百葉簾…
in Russian жалюзи…
in Turkish jaluzi, pancur, Venedik pancuru…
in Chinese (Simplified) 活动百叶帘…
in Polish żaluzja (pozioma)…
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