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detergentnoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈtɜr·dʒənt/
a ​chemicalsubstance in the ​form of a ​powder or a ​liquid for ​removingdirt esp. from ​clothes or ​dishes
(Definition of detergent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “detergent”
in Korean 세제…
in Arabic مُنَظِّف…
in Malaysian bahan pencuci…
in French détergent…
in Russian моющее средство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗衣粉, 洗衣液, 清潔劑…
in Italian detergente…
in Turkish temizleyici/arıtıcı madde, deterjan…
in Polish proszek lub płyn lub żel do prania, detergent…
in Spanish detergente…
in Vietnamese chất tẩy…
in Portuguese detergente, sabão…
in Thai ผงซักฟอก…
in German das Waschmittel…
in Catalan detergent…
in Japanese 洗剤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 洗衣粉, 洗衣液, 清洁剂…
in Indonesian deterjen…
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