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"hydrogen peroxide" in British English

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hydrogen peroxidenoun [ U ]

uk /ˌhaɪ.drɪ.dʒən pəˈrɒk.saɪd/ us /ˌhaɪ.drɪ.dʒən pəˈrɑːk.saɪd/ specialized

a clear liquid chemical used to kill bacteria, to remove colour from cloth, and to bleach hair

(Definition of “hydrogen peroxide” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hydrogen peroxide" in American English

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hydrogen peroxidenoun [ U ]

us /ˈhɑɪ·drə·dʒən pəˈrɑk·sɑɪd/

a liquid chemical used for killing bacteria or making hair lighter in color

(Definition of “hydrogen peroxide” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)