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"diaper" in British English

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diapernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdaɪ.pər/  us   /-pɚ/ US (UK nappy)
a ​square of ​thicksoftpaper or ​cloth that is ​fastened around a baby's ​bottom and between ​itslegs to ​absorbitsurine and ​solidwaste: disposable/​reusable diapers diaper ​cream She was changing the baby's diaper. I ​knew William when he was still in diapers (= when he was a ​baby).
(Definition of diaper from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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diapernoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɑɪ·pər, ˈdɑɪ·ə·pər/
a ​thick, ​soft, ​cloth or plastic-covered ​paper that can be ​placed between the ​legs and ​fastened around the ​waist, used for a ​baby who has not ​yetlearned to use a ​toilet: disposable diapers
(Definition of diaper from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diaper”
in Arabic حَفّاضة…
in Korean 기저귀…
in Portuguese fralda…
in Catalan bolquer…
in Japanese おむつ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尿布…
in Turkish çocuk bezi…
in Russian пеленка, подгузник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尿布…
in Italian pannolino…
in Polish pieluszka, pielucha…
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