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wipe

verb [T] uk   us   /waɪp/
B2 to slide something, especially a piece of cloth, over the surface of something else, in order to remove dirt, food, or liquid: Do you have a cloth that I can wipe the floor with? I'll just get a sponge and wipe the crumbs off the table. Don't wipe your nose on your sleeve! Someone has wiped their dirty hands on my nice clean towel!
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wipe

noun [C] uk   us   /waɪp/
[C] an act of wiping: I'd better give the floor a quick wipe before someone slips on it. a piece of soft, wet cloth or paper that you use for wiping: baby wipes
Translations of “wipe”
in Arabic يَمْسَح…
in Korean -을 닦다…
in Malaysian mengelap, mengesat…
in French essuyer, effacer…
in Turkish silmek…
in Italian pulire, asciugare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擦,拭,抹…
in Russian вытирать…
in Polish wycierać…
in Vietnamese làm sạch, lau…
in Spanish limpiar, enjugar…
in Portuguese enxugar…
in Thai เช็ด, ขัด, เช็ดให้สะอาด…
in German (ab)wischen, wischen…
in Catalan netejar, eixugar…
in Japanese (布などで)~をふく…
in Indonesian menyeka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 擦,拭,抹…
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