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"talcum powder" in British English

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talcum powdernoun [U]

uk   /ˈtæl.kəmˌpaʊ.dər/  us   /-dɚ/ (also talc )
a ​powder, usually having a ​pleasantsmell, put on the ​skin to make it ​feelsmooth or to ​help it ​staydry
(Definition of talcum powder from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"talcum powder" in American English

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talcum powdernoun [U]

 us   /ˈtæl·kəm ˌpaʊ·dər/ (also talc,  /tælk/ )
a powder for the ​skin that makes it ​feelsmooth or ​keeps it ​dry
(Definition of talcum powder from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “talcum powder”
in Arabic بودرة تَلك…
in Korean 땀띠분…
in Portuguese talco…
in Catalan pólvores de talc…
in Japanese ベビーパウダー, タルカムパウダー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 滑石粉,爽身粉…
in Turkish talk pudrası…
in Russian тальк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 滑石粉,爽身粉…
in Italian talco, borotalco…
in Polish talk…
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