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sunbathe

verb [I] uk   /ˈsʌn.beɪð/ us  
B1 to sit or lie in the sun in order to make your skin darker: I like to sunbathe in the morning when the sun is not so hot.
sunbathing
noun [U] uk   /-ˌbeɪ.ðɪŋ/ us  
the risks associated with sunbathing
Translations of “sunbathe”
in Korean 일광욕하다…
in Arabic يَتَشَمَّس…
in Portuguese tomar sol…
in Catalan prendre el sol…
in Japanese 日光浴をする…
in Italian prendere il sole…
in Chinese (Traditional) (為使皮膚變黑而)曬太陽,沐日光浴…
in Russian загорать…
in Turkish güneş banyosu…
in Chinese (Simplified) (为使皮肤变黑而)晒太阳,沐日光浴…
in Polish opalać się…
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