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dishwasher

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɪʃˌwɒʃ.ər/ us    /-ˌwɑː.ʃɚ/
B1 a machine that washes dirty plates, cups, forks, etc. a person who washes dishes
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in Korean 식기 세척기…
in Arabic غَسّالة أطْباق…
in Portuguese máquina de lavar pratos…
in Catalan rentaplats…
in Japanese 食器洗い機…
in Italian lavastoviglie…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗碗碟機, 洗碗工…
in Russian посудомоечная машина…
in Turkish bulaşık makinası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗碗机, 洗碗工…
in Polish zmywarka (do naczyń)…
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