Translation of "paper" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpeɪ·pər/ us /ˈpeɪ·pər/

A1 [ no plural ] thin, flat material used for writing on

Do you have a piece of paper?

B1 a newspaper

I buy a paper every morning.

mainly US a written assignment

trabajo escrito
Have you finished writing your history paper yet?

A2 UK a part of an examination

parte de un examen
Candidates must answer two questions from each paper.

(Translation of “paper” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈpeipə/

the material on which these words are written, made from wood, rags etc and used for writing, printing, wrapping parcels etc

I need paper and a pen to write a letter
(also adjective) a paper bag.

a single (often printed or typed) piece of this

There were papers all over his desk.

a newspaper

Have you read the paper?

a group of questions for a written examination

The Latin paper was very difficult.

(in plural ) documents proving one’s identity, nationality etc

papeles, documentos
The policeman demanded to see my papers.
papery adjective

like paper

parecido al papel, como de papel
papery leaves.
paperback noun

a book with a paper cover.

libro en rústica
paperclip noun

a small, usually metal clip for holding papers together

She attached her note to the papers with a paperclip.
paper knife noun

a knife used for opening envelopes etc.

cortapapeles, abrecartas
paper sculpture noun

the art of modelling/modeling with folded paper.

paperweight noun

a small, heavy object which can be put on top of pieces of paper to keep them in place, also used as an ornament

a glass paperweight.
paperwork noun

the part of a job which consists of keeping files, writing letters etc

trabajo administrativo/de oficina
I spend most of my time on paperwork.

(Translation of “paper” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)