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English definition of “gargle”

gargle

verb [I]     /ˈɡɑː.ɡl̩/ US  /ˈɡɑːr-/
to move a liquid around in your throat without swallowing, especially to clean it or stop it feeling painfulDentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth gargle     noun [S] Have a gargle with this mouthwash.DentistryThe teethProblems with bones, joints and teeth
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