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accordion

Pronunciation: /əˈkɔːrdiən; əˈkɔːdiən/

Translation of accordion in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • acordeón (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) accordion pleats plisado (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • You might even want to throw in some fancier accordion pleats or other folds to make your shapes come to life.
    • Use cloth napkins, fold them into accordion pleats and place them in the water glasses.
    • Cardboard strips can also be curved, folded in accordion fashion, and coiled for a wide variety of effects.

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