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English definition of “soap”

soap

noun     /səʊp/ US  /soʊp/
A2 [U or C] a substance used for washing the body that is usually hard, often has a pleasant smell , and produces a mass of bubbles when rubbed with water , or a piece of this: a bar of soap liquid soap soap and water a soap dish / dispenser soap bubbles She bought me a box of prettily coloured soaps.Toiletry and perfumesCleaning agents B1 [C] informal a soap opera
(Definition of soap noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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