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American English: /ˈblæŋkət/
British English: /ˈblaŋkɪt/

Translation of blanket in Spanish:


  • 2 (layer) a blanket of snow
    un manto de nieve
    Example sentences
    • The stars were hidden behind a thick blanket of clouds only revealed in brief patches.
    • By the time 5:00 pm came around the sun had gone completely, covered by a thick blanket of clouds.
    • The sky was completely covered by a thick blanket of clouds.


  • (before noun, no comparative)
    they use the word as a blanket term of abuse
    usan la palabra como insulto indiscriminado
    their blanket coverage of the championship
    su exhaustiva cobertura del campeonato
    blanket cover (Finance)
    cobertura (feminine) contra todo riesgo
    Example sentences
    • There are real fears that many coal merchants, dockers and hauliers will be seriously affected if the Government's blanket ban goes ahead.
    • The director of the civil rights group said blanket bans cause unacceptable breaches of innocent people's human rights.
    • With this blanket ban on so many aspects of news coverage, you just don't know who to trust anymore.

transitive verb

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