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oxygen

noun [U] uk   /ˈɒk.sɪ.dʒən/  us   /ˈɑːk-/ (symbol O)
B2 a chemical element that is a gas with no smell or colour. Oxygen forms a large part of the air on Earth, and is needed by animals and plants to live.
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in Arabic أوكْسيجين…
in Korean 산소…
in Malaysian oksigen…
in French oxygène…
in Turkish oksijen…
in Italian ossigeno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 氧,氧氣…
in Russian кислород…
in Polish tlen…
in Vietnamese khí oxy…
in Spanish oxígeno…
in Portuguese oxigênio…
in Thai ก๊าซออกซิเจน…
in German der Sauerstoff…
in Catalan oxigen…
in Japanese 酸素…
in Indonesian oksigen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 氧,氧气…
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