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English definition of “stain”

stain

noun (MARK)    /steɪn/
B1 [C] a dirty mark on something that is difficult to remove: a blood/grass stain You can remove a red wine stain from a carpet by sprinkling salt over it.Dirt and untidiness [C] a chemical for changing the colour of somethingTypes of chemicalSpecific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the body
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