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"condom" in British English

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condomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.dɒm/  us   /ˈkɑːn.dəm/ (UK also sheath)
a ​thinrubbercovering that a man can ​wear on his penis during ​sex to ​stop a woman ​becomingpregnant or to ​protect him or his ​partner against ​infectiousdiseases
(Definition of condom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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condomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑn·dəm/
a ​thin, ​rubbercovering that a man can ​wear on his ​penis (= ​sexorgan) during ​sex to ​preventpregnancy or ​protect against ​disease
(Definition of condom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “condom”
in Korean 콘돔…
in Arabic واقي ذَكري…
in Malaysian kondom…
in Russian презерватив…
in Chinese (Traditional) 避孕套,保險套…
in Italian preservativo…
in Turkish prezervatif…
in Polish prezerwatywa…
in Spanish Condon…
in Vietnamese bao cao su…
in Portuguese preservativo, camisinha…
in Thai ถุงยางอนามัย…
in Catalan preservatiu…
in Japanese コンドーム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 避孕套,保险套…
in Indonesian kondom…
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