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sunscreennoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈsʌn.skriːn/ us   /ˈsʌn.skriːn/
a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun
(Definition of sunscreen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sunscreennoun [U]

us   /ˈsʌnˌskrin/ also sunblock, /ˈsʌnˌblɑk/
a substance you put on your skin to prevent it from being burned by the sun
(Definition of sunscreen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sunscreen”
in Arabic واق مِن الشمس…
in Korean 자외선 차단제…
in Portuguese protetor solar…
in Catalan crema solar…
in Japanese 日焼け止め(クリーム)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防晒霜,防晒油…
in Turkish güneşlik…
in Russian крем от загара…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防曬乳,防曬油…
in Italian crema di protezione solare…
in Polish krem lub emulsja z filtrem UV…
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