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1carpet/ˈkɑɚpət/noun
pluralcarpets
1carpet
/ˈkɑɚpət/
noun
pluralcarpets
Learner's definition of CARPET  
: a heavy fabric cover for a floor
[count]
[noncount]
— compare rugsee also magic carpet
[count] : a thick covering: a thick layer of something

call (someone) on the carpet

US, informal
: to criticize someone for doing something wrong

sweep (something) under the carpet

— see 1sweep
2carpet/ˈkɑɚpət/verb
carpetscarpetedcarpeting
2carpet
/ˈkɑɚpət/
verb
carpetscarpetedcarpeting
Learner's definition of CARPET  
[+ object]
: to put a carpet on the floor of a room
: to cover (something) with a thick layer
British, informal : to criticize (someone) for doing something wrong— often used as (be) carpeted
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