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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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