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a parcel wrapped in brown paper
Stuart handed me a piece of paper with an address written on it.
We had to show our papers at the security desk.
I had a maths paper in the afternoon.
Please hand your papers in now.
Leading scholars have been invited to present papers at the conference.
He has published many papers on the subject.
We signed a year’s lease on this place, but it’s not worth the paper it’s written on.
We need to have something on paper that people can take away with them.
I woke up early and began to put down some of my ideas on paper.
On paper they are the best team in the Premier League.
This is the British English definition of paper. View American English definition of paper.