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noun wrap pronunciation in British English /ræp/
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singularwrap
pluralwraps
  1. 1
    [uncountable] plastic or paper that you use for covering something

    Cover each dish with plastic wrap.

  2. 2
    [countable] a piece of cloth that a woman wears around her waist as a skirt or around her shoulders as a shawl
  3. 3
    [countable] a type of sandwich made with flat round bread that is wrapped around meat, salad, or vegetables

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