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primer

noun [C or U] (PAINT)  
 
uk
/ˈpraɪ.mər/
How to pronounce primer noun (PAINT) in British English
 
us
/-mɚ/
How to pronounce primer noun (PAINT) in American English
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(Pronunciation of primer noun (PAINT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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