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nail polishnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (UK also nail varnish)
a ​colouredliquid that is ​painted on fingernails or toenails
(Definition of nail polish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nail polishnoun [U]

 us   /ˈneɪl ˌpɑl·ɪʃ/
a ​shinyliquidsubstance used to ​decorate the ​nails of ​yourfingers or ​toes
(Definition of nail polish from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nail polish”
in Arabic طلاء الأظافِر…
in Korean 매니큐어…
in Portuguese esmalte de unhas…
in Catalan esmalt d’ungles…
in Japanese マニキュア(液)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 指甲油, 趾甲油…
in Turkish oje, tırnak cilâsı…
in Russian лак для ногтей…
in Chinese (Traditional) 指甲油, 趾甲油…
in Italian smalto per le unghie…
in Polish lakier do paznokci…
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