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detergent

noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˈtɜː.dʒənt/  us   /-ˈtɝː-/
a chemical substance in the form of a powder or a liquid for removing dirt from clothes, dishes, etc.
Translations of “detergent”
in Arabic مُنَظِّف…
in Korean 세제…
in Malaysian bahan pencuci…
in French détergent…
in Turkish temizleyici/arıtıcı madde, deterjan…
in Italian detergente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗衣粉, 洗衣液, 清潔劑…
in Russian моющее средство…
in Polish proszek lub płyn lub żel do prania, detergent…
in Vietnamese chất tẩy…
in Spanish detergente…
in Portuguese detergente, sabão…
in Thai ผงซักฟอก…
in German das Waschmittel…
in Catalan detergent…
in Japanese 洗剤…
in Indonesian deterjen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗衣粉, 洗衣液, 清洁剂…
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