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porenoun [C]

uk   /pɔːr/  us   /pɔːr/
a very small hole in the skin of people or other animals, or a similar hole on the surface of plants or rocks: Sweat passes through the pores and cools the body down. Pimples form when pores become blocked with dirt.
Translations of “pore”
in Arabic مَسام…
in Korean 모공…
in Malaysian liang-liang roma…
in French s’absorber dans…
in Turkish gözenek…
in Italian poro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛孔, 氣孔, 小孔…
in Russian пора…
in Polish por…
in Vietnamese lỗ chân lông…
in Spanish poro…
in Portuguese poro…
in Thai รูขุมขน…
in German brüten…
in Catalan porus…
in Japanese 毛穴…
in Indonesian pori…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛孔, 气孔, 小孔…
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