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ribbon
British English: /ˈrɪb(ə)n/
American English: /ˈrɪbən/

Translation of ribbon in French:

noun

  • 1 (for hair, medal, typewriter) to tie something with a ribbon
    attacher quelque chose avec un ruban
  • 2 [figurative]a ribbon of land/cloud
    une étroite bande de terre/nuages
    a ribbon of smoke
    un filet de fumée
    in ribbons
    en lambeaux
    mpl
    to tear something to ribbons
    mettre quelque chose en lambeaux

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