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bleach

noun [U]  /blitʃ/ us  
a liquid or powder used to clean or make something whiter or lighter in color
bleach
verb [T]  /blitʃ/ us  
Her hair was bleached by the sun.
Translations of “bleach”
in Korean 표백제…
in Arabic مُبَيِّض…
in French eau de javel…
in Turkish ağartma, rengini giderme, temizleme…
in Italian candeggiante…
in Chinese (Traditional) 漂白劑…
in Russian отбеливающее вещество…
in Polish wybielacz…
in Spanish lejía…
in Portuguese alvejante, água sanitária…
in German das Bleichmittel…
in Catalan lleixiu…
in Japanese 漂白剤, ブリーチ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 漂白剂…
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