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wal·let

 (wŏl′ĭt)
n.
A flat pocket-sized folding case, usually made of leather, for holding paper money, cards, or photographs; a billfold.

[Middle English walet, knapsack, possibly from Old North French *walet, roll, knapsack; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]
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wallet

(ˈwɒlɪt)
n
1. a small folding case, usually of leather, for holding paper money, documents, etc
2. (Tools) a bag used to carry tools
3. archaic chiefly Brit a rucksack or knapsack
[C14: of Germanic origin; compare Old English weallian, Old High German wallōn to roam, German wallen to go on a pilgrimage]
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wal•let

(ˈwɒl ɪt, ˈwɔ lɪt)

n.
1. a flat, folding case with compartments for paper money and other items, as credit cards, driver's license, and sometimes coins, carried in a pocket or handbag.
2. Brit. a bag for carrying articles during a journey.
[1350–1400; Middle English walet]
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wallet

A wallet is a small, flat case made of leather or plastic, in which someone, especially a man, keeps banknotes and other small things such as credit cards.

In American English, a man's wallet is sometimes called a billfold, and a woman's wallet is sometimes called a pocketbook. A small bag for carrying money is called a change purse or a coin purse.

In British English, a woman's wallet is usually called a purse.

See purse
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wallet

billfold
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wallet - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper moneywallet - a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
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wallet

noun purse, pocketbook, notecase, pouch, case, holder, money-bag I took a business card from my wallet and handed it to him.
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Translations
حافِظَة للأدَواتمَحْفَظَةمَحْفَظَه
peněženka
tegnebogetuitaske
lompakko
novčanik
pénztárcaszerszámtáskatárca
taska, hulsturveski
財布
지갑
futrāliskabatas portfelis
denarnicalistnica
plånbok
กระเป๋าใส่เงินผู้ชาย

wallet

[ˈwɒlɪt] Ncartera f, billetera f (esp LAm)
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wallet

[ˈwɒlɪt] nportefeuille m
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wallet

nBrieftasche f
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wallet

[ˈwɒlɪt] nportafoglio
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wallet

(ˈwolit) noun
1. a small (usually folding) case made of soft leather, plastic etc, carried in the pocket and used for holding (especially paper) money, personal papers etc. He has lost all his money – his wallet has been stolen.
2. a similar case containing other things. a plastic wallet containing a set of small tools.
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wallet

مَحْفَظَة peněženka tegnebog Brieftasche πορτοφόλι cartera lompakko portefeuille novčanik portafoglio 財布 지갑 portemonnee lommebok portfel carteira бумажник plånbok กระเป๋าใส่เงินผู้ชาย cüzdan 皮夹
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