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Spanish 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
jabón
He found a bar of soap and began to wash his hands.
soapy adjective covered with, or full of, soap
jabonoso
soapy water.
like soap
de jabón
This chocolate has a soapy taste.
soapiness noun
carácter jabonoso
soap opera noun 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
culebrón, telenovela, radionovela
She was watching a soap opera on TV.
soap powder noun (British) a powder made from soap and other chemicals that is used for washing clothes, especially in a washing machine.
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(Definition of soap from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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