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waterproof

adjective uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
B2 not allowing water to go through: Canvas boots are all right but they're not as waterproof as leather.
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verb [T] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/
to put a special substance on the surface of something that will prevent water from going through it

waterproof

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɔː.tə.pruːf/  us   /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ-/ mainly UK
a coat or other piece of clothing that keeps you dry because it does not allow water in
Translations of “waterproof”
in Korean 방수의…
in Arabic مُضادّ لِلماء…
in Portuguese impermeável, à prova d’água…
in Catalan impermeable…
in Japanese 防水(性)の…
in Italian impermeabile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防水的,不透水的…
in Russian непромокаемый…
in Turkish su geçirmez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防水的,不透水的…
in Polish nieprzemakalny…
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