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English definition of “scent”

scent

noun     /sent/
B2 [C] a pleasant natural smell: the scent of rosesSmells and smelling [C] a smell produced by an animal that acts as a signal to other animals: The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river.Smells and smelling [C or U] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin: a bottle of scent → Synonym perfumeToiletry and perfumes
(Definition of scent noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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