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French translation of “soap”

soap

noun /səup/
a mixture containing oils or fats and other substances, especially formed into small regularly-shaped pieces and used in washing
savon
He found a bar of soap and began to wash his hands.
soapy adjective covered with, or full of, soap
savonneux
soapy water.
like soap
de savon
This chocolate has a soapy taste.
soapiness noun
caractère savonneux
soap opera a radio or television serial broadcast weekly, daily etc, especially one that continues from year to year, that concerns the daily life, troubles etc of the characters in it
feuilleton sentimental
She was watching a soap opera on TV.
(Definition of soap from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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