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permnoun [C]

uk   /pɜːm/  us   /pɝːm/ (US also permanent, formal permanent wave)
(Definition of perm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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permnoun [C]

 us   /pɜrm/ (also permanent (wave),  /ˈpɜr·mə·nənt (ˈweɪv)/ )
a ​chemicalprocess that makes a person’s ​haircurly
perm
verb [T]  us   /pɜrm/
Tiffany got her ​hair permed.
(Definition of perm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “perm”
in Korean 파마…
in Arabic تَجْعيد الشَّعْر كيميائيًا…
in Malaysian keriting…
in French permanente…
in Russian химическая завивка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燙髮,捲髮…
in Italian permanente…
in Turkish perma, permalı saçlar…
in Polish trwała…
in Spanish permanente…
in Vietnamese quăn…
in Portuguese permanente…
in Thai การดัดผม…
in German die Dauerwelle…
in Catalan permanent…
in Japanese (髪の)パーマをかけること…
in Chinese (Simplified) 烫发,卷发…
in Indonesian keriting permanen…
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