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stench

noun uk   us   /stentʃ/
[C usually singular] a strong, unpleasant smell: the stench of rotting fish/burning rubber/cigarette smoke an overpowering stench [S] literary a bad effect that follows an unpleasant event or situation and is noticeable for a long time: For some time after the minister's resignation, the stench of scandal hung over the government.
Translations of “stench”
in Arabic رائِحة كَريهة…
in Korean 악취…
in Malaysian bau busuk…
in French puanteur…
in Turkish pis koku…
in Italian fetore…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡臭,臭氣, 惡劣影響, 不良後果…
in Russian зловоние…
in Polish smród…
in Vietnamese mùi khó chịu…
in Spanish peste, mal olor…
in Portuguese fedor…
in Thai กลิ่นเหม็น…
in German der Gestank…
in Catalan pudor…
in Japanese 悪臭…
in Indonesian bau busuk…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶臭,臭气, 恶劣影响, 不良后果…
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