papers

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papers

  1. plural of paper.

Noun[edit]

papers pl (plural only)

  1. Official documents or identification, as a passport.
    • 2013 January 1, Brian Hayes, “Father of Fractals”, in American Scientist[1], volume 101, number 1, page 62:
      Toward the end of the war, Benoit was sent off on his own with forged papers; he wound up working as a horse groom at a chalet in the Loire valley. Mandelbrot describes this harrowing youth with great sangfroid.
    • 1856, “Treaty signed April 18, 1855; ratified April 5, 1856”, in Treaty of friendship and commerce between Great Britain and Siam, Bangkok: J. H. Chandler, page 7:
      The arrival of the British Consul at Bangkok shall not take place before the ratification of this Treaty, nor until ten vessels owned by British subjects, sailing under British colours and with British papers, shall have entered the port of Bangkok for purposes of trade, subsequent to the signing of this Treaty.
    He lost his papers while travelling and had a hard time getting home.
  2. A collection of documents, unpublished writing or correspondence in an archive or library collection.

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papers

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of paper

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papers

  1. plural of paper

Spanish[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈpeipeɾs/, [ˈpei̯.peɾs]

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papers m pl

  1. plural of paper