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towel

noun [C] uk   /taʊəl/ us  
A2 a piece of cloth or paper used for drying someone or something that is wet: She came downstairs after her shower, wrapped in a towel. The school provides paper towels for the children to dry their hands on.
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towel

verb [T] uk   /taʊəl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to rub something with a towel to dry it: [+ adj] She towelled her hair dry. After our swim, we quickly towelled ourselves down.
Translations of “towel”
in Korean 수건…
in Arabic فوطة, مِنْشَفة…
in French serviette, torchon…
in Turkish havlu…
in Italian asciugamano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 毛巾, 紙巾…
in Russian полотенце…
in Polish ręcznik…
in Spanish toalla, paño…
in Portuguese toalha…
in German das Handtuch…
in Catalan tovallola…
in Japanese タオル, 手ぬぐい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毛巾, 纸巾…
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