fabric

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfæbrɪk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfæbrɪk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fabrik)


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fabric
Fabric is cloth or other material produced by weaving cotton, nylon, wool, silk, or other threads together. Fabrics are used for making things such as clothes, curtains, and sheets.
A piece of white fabric was thrown out of the window.
They sell silks and other soft fabrics.
Don't use ‘fabric’ to refer to a building where machines are used to make things. A building like this is usually called a factory.
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