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pleat

Pronunciation: /pliːt/

Translation of pleat in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • pliegue (masculine); (wide) tabla (feminine); (narrow, stitched) jareta (feminine) or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) alforza (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It has a tailored collar with top button loop, hemmed sleeves, matte pearl buttons, a double-layer back yoke with pleats, left chest pocket and a clean-finish hem with side vents.
    • Finally, keep in mind that pants with no pleats or a single pleat are more flattering than multiple pleats.
    • The long-sleeve style has button-through sleeve plackets, adjustable cuffs and a back pleat.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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