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lotion

noun [C/U]  /ˈloʊ·ʃən/ us  
a liquid that is put on your skin in order to protect it, improve its condition, or make it smell pleasant: [U] She applied some hand/suntan lotion and rubbed it in.
Translations of “lotion”
in Korean 로션…
in Arabic لوشَن (كِريم لِتَرْكيب الجِلْد أو البَشْرة أو لِحِمايَتْهما مِنْ الشَّمْس)…
in French lotion…
in Turkish losyon…
in Italian lozione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 護膚油,潤膚露…
in Russian лосьон…
in Polish emulsja, balsam…
in Spanish loción…
in Portuguese loção…
in German die Lotion…
in Catalan loció, crema…
in Japanese ローション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 护肤油,润肤露…
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