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shampoo

noun uk   /ʃæmˈpuː/ (plural shampoos) us  
A2 [C or U] a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials: an anti-dandruff shampoo a carpet shampoo Directions: wet hair, apply shampoo and massage into a rich lather.Care for the hair [C] an act of washing something, especially your hair, with shampoo: My hair/The rug/The dog needs a shampoo. She went to the hairdressers for a shampoo and set.Care for the hairCleaning and tidying places and things

shampoo

verb [T] uk   /ʃæmˈpuː/ us  
to wash something with shampoo: Duncan shampooed my hair and then Tracy cut it.Care for the hairCleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of shampoo from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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