Meaning of “water-repellent” in the English Dictionary

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"water-repellent" in British English

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water-repellentadjective

uk /ˈwɔː.tə.rɪˌpel.ənt/ us /ˈwɑː.t̬ɚ.rɪˌpel.ənt/ US UK showerproof

(Definition of “water-repellent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"water-repellent" in American English

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water-repellentadjective

us /ˈwɔ·t̬ər·riˌpel·ənt, ˈwɑt̬·ər-/ also water-resistant, us /ˈwɔ·t̬ər·riˌzɪs·tənt, ˈwɑt̬·ər-/

able to keep rain from being absorbed

(Definition of “water-repellent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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