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dirt

noun [U]  us   /dɜrt/

dirt noun [U] (EARTH)

earth or a substance like it that has gotten on the surface of something such as your skin: I sat on the ground and got dirt on my pants. Dirt is also loose earth on the ground: After the rain, the woods smelled of wet dirt and greenery. Dirt is also the earth considered as a surface: The basement has a dirt floor.

dirt noun [U] (INFORMATION)

personal information about something wrong that someone has done: They are more interested in looking for dirt than in reporting fairly about him.
Translations of “dirt”
in Arabic قَذارة, تُربة…
in Korean 먼지, 흙…
in Malaysian kotor…
in French saleté…
in Turkish kir, pislik, çamur…
in Italian sporcizia, terra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 骯髒, 塵土,泥土,灰塵, 鬆土,浮土…
in Russian грязь, земля, грунт…
in Polish brud, ziemia…
in Vietnamese đồ dơ bẩn…
in Spanish suciedad…
in Portuguese sujeira, terra…
in Thai ดิน, สิ่งสกปรก…
in German der Schmutz…
in Catalan brutícia, terra…
in Japanese 汚れ, 泥…
in Indonesian kotoran, tanah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肮脏, 尘土,泥土,灰尘, 松土,浮土…
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