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soap

noun
 
/soʊp/
A2 [no plural] a substance that you use to wash yourself: a bar of soap
B1 ( also soap opera
 
/ˈsoʊp ˌɑp.ər.ə/)
a television program about the lives of a group of people that is shown every day or every week
(Definition of soap from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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