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plain

adjective (NOT BEAUTIFUL)
 
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/pleɪn/
How to pronounce plain adjective (NOT BEAUTIFUL) in British English
 
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How to pronounce plain adjective (NOT BEAUTIFUL) in American English
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(Pronunciation of plain adjective (NOT BEAUTIFUL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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