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2 entries found for ribbon.
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Main Entry: ribĚbon
Pronunciation: primarystressrib-schwan
Function: noun
1 a : a narrow usually closely woven strip of colorful fabric (as silk) used especially for decoration b : a ribbon worn as a military decoration or as a symbol of a medal c : a ribbon given as an award in a competition
2 : a strip of inked fabric (as in a typewriter)
3 : TATTER 1, shred -- usually used in plural <torn to ribbons>
- ribĚbonĚlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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