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cement

noun [U]  /sɪˈment/ us  
a gray powder that is mixed with water, sand, and other substances, becomes very hard when dry, and is used in making concrete Cement also means concrete: There weren’t any chairs, so she sat on the cement.

cement

verb [T]  /sɪˈment/ us  
to attach firmly, or to cover with cement: The dentist cemented the tooth back in place. If you cement an agreement or relationship, you make it unlikely to change: She cemented the sale with a down payment.
Translations of “cement”
in Korean 시멘트…
in Arabic أسْمَنْت…
in French ciment, amalgame…
in Turkish çimento…
in Italian cemento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築材料, 水泥…
in Russian цемент…
in Polish cement…
in Spanish cemento, adhesivo, empaste…
in Portuguese cimento…
in German der Zement, der Klebstoff, der Zahnzement…
in Catalan ciment…
in Japanese セメント…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑材料, 水泥…
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