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shampoo

noun uk   us   /ʃæmˈpuː/ (plural shampoos)
A2 [C or U] a liquid used for washing hair, or for washing particular objects or materials: an anti-dandruff shampoo a carpet shampoo Directions: wet hair, apply shampoo and massage into a rich lather. [C] an act of washing something, especially your hair, with shampoo: My hair/The rug/The dog needs a shampoo. She went to the hairdressers for a shampoo and set.
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verb [T] uk   us   /ʃæmˈpuː/
to wash something with shampoo: Duncan shampooed my hair and then Tracy cut it.
Translations of “shampoo”
in Arabic شامبو…
in Korean 샴푸…
in Malaysian syampu, mencuci rambut…
in French shampooing…
in Turkish şampuan…
in Italian sciampo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 洗髮精, 洗髮劑, 洗滌劑…
in Russian шампунь…
in Polish szampon…
in Vietnamese dầu gội đầu, dầu rửa thảm, sự gội đầu…
in Spanish champú, lavado y marcado…
in Portuguese xampu…
in Thai ยาสระผม, การสระผม…
in German das Shampoo, das Waschen…
in Catalan xampú…
in Japanese シャンプー…
in Indonesian shampoo, mengeramas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 香波, 洗发剂, 洗涤剂…
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