paper

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpeɪpər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈpeɪpɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pāpər)


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paper

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [printing, writing, plain, lined, recycled, watercolor, copy, carbon] paper
  2. [glossy, satin, matt, shiny, heavyweight] paper
  3. are (all) out of toilet paper
  4. [wrapping, gift, present] paper
  5. UK: [A4] (size) paper
  6. [80] -gram paper
  7. [academic, university, research] papers
  8. [tabloid, broadsheet, daily, morning] papers
  9. a leaked [government, bank, political] paper
  10. [recycle, shred, fold, cut] paper
  11. [present, write, draft, edit, submit] a paper (on)
  12. write a paper for [class, school]
  13. your paper is due (on) [Monday]
  14. the paper [focuses, reports, touches] on [foreign policy, the war]
  15. [looked, sorted, went] through the papers
  16. the [officer, policeman] asked me for my papers
  17. [present, show, carry] (ID) papers
  18. [a few, 50] sheets of paper
  19. a [sheet, ream, pack, block] of (printing) paper
  20. (there were) a few papers on the [floor, desk]
  21. the [daily, town, Sunday] paper
  22. the [story, news] was [in all, all over] the papers
  23. the [front, back] [cover, page] of the paper
  24. can I see the paper?
  25. [read, flip through] the paper
n as adj
  1. a paper [cloth, napkin, plane, airplane]
  2. (use) paper [plates, cups]
  3. made [from, of, out of] papier-mâché
v
  1. paper the [walls, living room]
  2. papered with [flowers, plaid, stripes]
  3. walls [are, were] papered with [flowers]
  4. paper over [the cracks, old paint, a scuff, the tear]
  5. paper over the [conflict, problems]
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