Definition of 'envelope'
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On the day of my visit, one envelope contained a note found in a shed after many months. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He doesn't push the envelope but this is a reminder of a virtuoso musician still able to summon his considerable strengths. The Sun (2017)If the envelopes contained money, he'd pocket it and throw the rest away. Times, Sunday Times (2016)True, they don't quite come in brown envelopes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Maybe because the brown envelopes had not been handed over. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To this day the name of the donor remains in a sealed envelope. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This seems to be far more than the odd one or two envelopes getting through. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The envelope containing cancer and psychiatric diagnoses was returned but it had been opened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then put the old phone inside the envelope and post it. The Sun (2011)Fellow drivers are increasingly finding that brown envelope dropping onto the doormat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So she left a second safety plan in a sealed envelope with her neighbor. Christianity Today (2000)No one would workshop anything and no one would push envelopes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One envelope clearly contained a plastic card. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It appears that the couple simply failed to post the envelope for you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Answer in a plain brown envelope please. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She held up a sealed brown envelope. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Applications without their five band preferences written on the outer posting envelope will be processed last. The Sun (2013)And then all those claims of bribery and brown envelopes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We can still push the envelope. The Sun (2016)In his car were two yellow envelopes containing 250,000. Calcio: A History of Italian Football (2006)I have sometimes pushed the envelope too far. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With images of the battle behind her, she posts an envelope through the letter box of a terraced house. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you accept the offer, you are sent prepaid padded envelopes to send in your CDs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If you would prefer to send via an envelope in your daughter's school bag, that works too. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He'd sent her disturbing fan letters and envelopes of money, instructing her to buy herself a birthday present. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'envelope'
British English: envelope /ˈɛnvəˌləʊp; ˈɒn-/ NOUN
An envelope is the rectangular paper cover in which you send a letter through the post.
- American English: envelope
- Arabic: ظَرْف
- Brazilian Portuguese: envelope
- Chinese: 信封
- Croatian: omotnica
- Czech: obálka
- Danish: konvolut
- Dutch: envelop
- European Spanish: sobre
- Finnish: kirjekuori
- French: enveloppe
- German: Briefumschlag
- Greek: φάκελος
- Italian: busta
- Japanese: 封筒
- Korean: 봉투
- Norwegian: konvolutt
- Polish: koperta
- European Portuguese: envelope
- Romanian: plic
- Russian: конверт
- Spanish: sobre
- Swedish: kuvert
- Thai: ซองจดหมาย
- Turkish: zarf
- Ukrainian: конверт
- Vietnamese: phong bì
Definition of envelope from the Collins English Dictionary
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