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peroxide

noun [C or U] uk   /pəˈrɒk.saɪd/ us    /pəˈrɑːk-/
a liquid chemical used to make hair very pale in colour or to kill bacteria: Peroxide is a bleach and an antiseptic. Peroxides are found in household detergents. She has dyed her brown hair peroxide blonde.
Translations of “peroxide”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過氧化氫,雙氧水…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过氧化氢,双氧水…
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