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perspiration

noun [U] uk   /ˌpɜː.spərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌpɝː.spəˈreɪ-/
polite word for sweat (= a clear liquid passed through the skin): During the break between games, she had a drink of water and wiped the perspiration off her face and arms with a towel. Beads (= drops) of perspiration glistened on his brow.
Translations of “perspiration”
in Korean 땀…
in Arabic عَرق…
in Portuguese transpiração…
in Catalan suor…
in Japanese 汗…
in Italian traspirazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 汗…
in Russian пот, испарина…
in Turkish ter…
in Chinese (Simplified) 汗…
in Polish pot…
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