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English definition of “fragrance”


noun [C]    /ˈfreɪ·ɡrəns/
a sweet or pleasant smell: The shampoo has a light fragrance of herb and plant extracts. fragrant    /ˈfreɪ·ɡrənt/ adjective the fragrant bouquet of roses
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