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smell

noun
 
 
/smel/
QUALITY [C] B1 the quality that something has which you notice by using your nose: The smell of roses filled the room. There was a delicious smell coming from the kitchen.Smells and smelling
UNPLEASANT [C] an unpleasant smell: I wish I could get rid of that smell in the bathroom.Smells and smelling
ABILITY [U] B2 the ability to notice smells: Smoking can affect your sense of smell.The senses in generalSmells and smelling
(Definition of smell noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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