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English definition of “varnish”


noun [C/U]    /ˈvɑr·nɪʃ/
a clear liquid that you can put on a wooden surface, to protect it and give it a shiny, attractive appearance after drying: [U] The wood can be stained any color and then sealed with a coat of varnish.
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