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eye shadownoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈaɪ ˌʃæd.əʊ/ us   /ˈaɪ ˌʃæd.oʊ/
a coloured cream or powder that is put around the eyes to make them look larger or more attractive
(Definition of eye shadow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eye shadownoun [U]

us   /ˈɑɪ ˌʃæd·oʊ/
a colored cream or powder that is put around the eyes to make them look larger or more attractive
(Definition of eye shadow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eye shadow”
in Arabic ظِل العَين (ماكياج)…
in Korean 아이섀도우…
in Portuguese sombra para os olhos…
in Catalan ombra d’ulls…
in Japanese アイシャドー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼影,眼睑膏…
in Turkish göz farı…
in Russian тени для век…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼影,眼影膏…
in Italian ombretto…
in Polish cień do powiek…
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