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"washable" in British English

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washableadjective

uk   /ˈwɒʃ.ə.bəl/  us   /ˈwɑː.ʃə.bəl/
able to be ​washed in a ​washingmachine without being ​damaged: I never ​buyclothes that aren't machine-washable.
(Definition of washable from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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washableadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈwɑʃ·ə·bəl, ˈwɔ·ʃə-/
able to be ​cleaned in ​water without ​damaging the ​material: Are these ​pants washable?
If a ​type of ​material or a ​piece of ​clothing is machine-washable, it can be ​cleaned in a ​washingmachine.
(Definition of washable from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “washable”
in Chinese (Simplified) 可机洗的, 耐洗的…
in Turkish yıkanabilir…
in Russian моющийся, стирающийся…
in Chinese (Traditional) 可機洗的, 耐洗的…
in Polish (nadający się) do prania, zmywalny…
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