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British English: /ˈpeɪpə/
American English: /ˈpeɪpər/

Translation of paper in Italian:


  • 1 (substance)
    (for writing etc.) carta (feminine)
    a piece, a sheet of paper
    un pezzo, un foglio di carta
    to get o put something down on paper
    mettere qualcosa per iscritto o su(lla) carta
    it's a good idea on paper [figurative] the car only exists on paper this contract isn't worth the paper it's written on
    questo contratto vale meno della carta su cui è scritto
    before n (bag, hat, napkin, plate)
    di carta
    (industry, manufacture)
    della carta
  • 6 (examination)
    esame (masculine) scritto, prova (feminine) (on di)
    the French paper
    l'esame di francese
  • 9before n [figurative] (only written)
    (loss, profit)
    teorico, nominale
    (promise, agreement)
    senza valore, sulla carta

also: papers plural noun

  • carte (feminine)
    documenti (masculine)

transitive verb wallpaper

intransitive verb

  • to paper over the existing wallpaper
    ricoprire la tappezzeria precedente
    to paper over one's differences, problems
    cercare di nascondere le differenze, i problemi


to paper over the cracks

metterci una pezza
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