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sunglasses

noun [plural] uk   /ˈsʌŋˌɡlɑː.sɪz/  us   /ˈsʌnˌɡlæs.ɪz/ (also dark glasses, informal shades)
A2 dark glasses that you wear to protect your eyes from bright light from the sun: a pair of sunglasses
Translations of “sunglasses”
in Korean 선글라스, 색안경…
in Arabic نَظّارة شَمْسِيّة…
in Portuguese óculos escuros/de sol…
in Catalan ulleres de sol…
in Japanese サングラス…
in Italian occhiali da sole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 墨鏡,太陽眼鏡…
in Russian солнцезащитные очки…
in Turkish güneş gözlüğü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墨镜,太阳镜…
in Polish okulary przeciwsłoneczne lub słoneczne…
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