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antiperspirantnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈpɜː.spər.ənt/ us   /ˌæn.t̬iˈpɝː.spɚ.ənt/
a substance that is put on the skin, especially under the arms, in order to prevent or reduce sweating

antiperspirantadjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈpɜː.spər.ənt/ us   /ˌæn.t̬iˈpɝː.spɚ.ənt/
acting to prevent or reduce sweating: an antiperspirant deodorant
(Definition of antiperspirant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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antiperspirantnoun [C]

us   /ˌænt·iˈpɜr·spər·ənt, ˌæn·tɑɪ-/
a substance that is put on the skin, esp. under the arms, in order to prevent or reduce perspiration (= the excretion of liquid through the skin)
(Definition of antiperspirant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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