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fabric
American English: /ˈfæbrɪk/
British English: /ˈfabrɪk/

Translation of fabric in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable and countable (textile) the walls were covered in fabric
    las paredes estaban tapizadas de tela or estaban enteladas
    Example sentences
    • Lovely silk brocades and other fine fabrics are woven, dyed and embroidered here.
    • The use of fabrics such as Thai silk, fur and stretch cotton brings diversity to the texture.
    • I love the feel of natural fabrics; linen and silk are more lively and natural as well.
  • 2 uncountable 2.1 (of building) the upkeep of the fabric of the church
    el mantenimiento de la iglesia
    Example sentences
    • Wet rot in the attic and upper floors is eating into the timber, plaster and fabric of the building and causing part of the roof to collapse.
    • The listing of the 45 ft former windmill is intended to protect the entire fabric of the building inside and out.
    • Bradford Council says that it cannot afford to do the necessary repairs to the building and its fabric but surely it has spare cash.
    2.2 (of society)
    Example sentences
    • Instead he began to explore the social and cultural fabric of precolonial African societies.
    • It is time to say enough is enough before the unique fabric of this multicultural society is destroyed by the enemies within.
    • Aids has devastated the social and economic fabric of African societies and made orphans of a whole generation of children.
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