Meaning of “antiperspirant” in the English Dictionary

"antiperspirant" in British English

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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)

"antiperspirant" in American English

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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)