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English definition of “sunscreen”

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sunscreen

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈsʌnskriːn/
a substance that protects your skin in the sunMake-up and skin care
Translations of “sunscreen”
in Korean 자외선 차단제…
in Arabic واق مِن الشمس…
in Portuguese protetor solar…
in Catalan crema solar…
in Japanese 日焼け止め(クリーム)…
in Italian crema di protezione solare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 防曬乳,防曬油…
in Russian крем от загара…
in Turkish güneşlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防晒霜,防晒油…
in Polish krem lub emulsja z filtrem UV…
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