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perishable

adjective uk   /ˈper.ɪ.ʃə.bl̩/ us  
Perishable food decays quickly: It's important to store perishable food in a cool place.
Translations of “perishable”
in Chinese (Traditional) (食物)易腐爛的,易變質的…
in Russian скоропортящийся…
in Turkish çabuk/kolay bozulan…
in Chinese (Simplified) (食物)易腐烂的,易变质的…
in Polish nietrwały, (łatwo) psujący się…
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