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Portuguese translation of “slippery”

slippery

adjective   /ˈslɪp·ər·i/
If something is slippery, it is difficult to hold or walk on because it is smooth or wet.
escorregadio
Be careful – the floor is slippery.
(Definition of slippery adjective from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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