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airlessadjective

 us   /ˈeər·ləs/
having little or no ​air from ​outside, and having no ​movement of ​air: My ​hotelroom was ​small, airless, and ​uncomfortable. Note: Used to describe an inside space.
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airlessadjective

uk   /ˈeə.ləs/  us   /ˈer.ləs/ disapproving
used to ​describe a ​place where it is ​difficult to ​breathe or the ​air is not ​fresh: an airless ​office My ​hotelroom was ​small, airless, and ​uncomfortable.
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Translations of “airless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有新鲜空气的, 空气沉闷的…
in Turkish havasız…
in Russian душный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有新鮮空氣的, 空氣沉悶的…
in Polish duszny…
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