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English definition of “stain”

stain

noun
 
 
/steɪn/
MARK [C] B2 a dirty mark on something that is difficult to remove: a blood/grass stain a stain on the carpetDirt and untidiness
PAINT [C, U] a thin, clear paint that you put on wood to make it darker: wood stainPaints, dyes and pigmentsColour - general words
(Definition of stain noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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