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noun     tissue pronunciation in British English
/ˈtɪʃuː/    tissue pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the substance that animal and plant cells are made of
  2. 2



    tissue paper

    [uncountable] a type of very thin paper used for wrapping or protecting things
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  3. 3
    [countable] a piece of soft thin paper used especially for wiping your nose


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