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German 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
die Seife
He found a bar of soap and began to wash his hands.
soapy adjective covered with, or full of, soap
Seifen-…
soapy water.
like soap
seifig
This chocolate has a soapy taste.
soapiness noun
die Seifigkeit
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
rührseliges Hör-, Fernsehspiel
She was watching a soap opera on TV.
(Definition of soap from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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